Definition of Amicus curiae:
An impartial adviser to a court of law in a particular case.
Individual who, while not a party to a litigation, provides expert testimony at the invitation of a court. He or she may also argue in support of a public interest case (or a party to a case) not being adequately represented in a trial. Latin for, friend of the court.
Synonyms of Amicus curiae
JA, Advocate, Agent, Alter ego, Alternate, Assessor, Attorney, Attorney-at-law, Backup, Backup man, Barmaster, Barrister, Barrister-at-law, Champion, Chancellor, Circuit judge, Counsel, Counselor, Counselor-at-law, Deputy, Dummy, Executive officer, Exponent, Figurehead, Friend at court, Intercessor, Judge advocate, Judge ordinary, Jurat, Justice in eyre, Justice of assize, Lawyer, Lay judge, Legal adviser, Legal assessor, Legal counselor, Legal expert, Legal practitioner, Legalist, Lieutenant, Locum, Locum tenens, Master, Military judge, Mouthpiece, Ombudsman, Ordinary, Paranymph, Pinch hitter, Pleader, Police judge, Presiding judge, Probate judge, Proctor, Procurator, Proxy, Puisne judge, Recorder, Representative, Sea lawyer, Second in command, Secondary, Self-styled lawyer, Solicitor, Stand-in, Substitute, Surrogate, Understudy, Utility man, Vicar, Vicar general, Vice, Vice-chancellor, Vicegerent
How to use Amicus curiae in a sentence?
- The Federal Republic of Germany filed an amicus brief arguing that the Convention was exclusive.
Meaning of Amicus curiae & Amicus curiae Definition