amicus curiae

amicus curiae
noun (plural amici curiae) Etymology: New Latin, literally, friend of the court Date: 1612 one (as a professional person or organization) that is not a party to a particular litigation but that is permitted by the court to advise it in respect to some matter of law that directly affects the case in question

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  • amicus curiae — amicus cu·ri·ae / kyu̇r ē ˌī, ku̇r , ē ˌē/ n pl amici curiae [New Latin, literally, friend of the court]: one (as an individual or organization) that is not a party to a particular lawsuit but is allowed to advise the court regarding a point of… …   Law dictionary

  • Amicus curiae — or amicus curiæ (plural amici curiae ) is a legal Latin phrase, literally translated as friend of the court , that refers to someone, not a party to a case, who volunteers to offer information on a point of law or some other aspect of the case to …   Wikipedia

  • Amicus curiae — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El amicus curiae (amigo de la corte o amigo del tribunal) es una expresión latina utilizada para referirse a presentaciones realizadas por terceros ajenos a un litigio, que ofrecen voluntariamente su opinión frente a …   Wikipedia Español

  • Amicus Curiae — (auch amicus curiæ, Pl. Amici Curiae, lat.: Freund des Gerichts) bezeichnet eine Person oder eine Organisation, die sich an einem Gerichtsverfahren beteiligt, ohne selbst Partei zu sein. Diese Beteiligung kann z. B. als „Äußerung Dritter“ in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amicus curiae — 1610s, Latin, lit. friend of the courts; plural is amici curiae. From L. amicus friend, related to amare to love (see AMY (Cf. Amy)) + curia court (see CURIA (Cf. curia)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • amicus curiae — [kyoor′ē ē΄] n. [L, lit., friend of the court] Law a person who offers, or is called in, to advise a court on some legal matter …   English World dictionary

  • Amicus curiae — In diesem Artikel oder Abschnitt fehlen folgende wichtige Informationen: römischer Ursprung, Bestellung als A.C., Stellungnahme ad hoc, formelle und tatsächliche Bedeutung der Teilnahme als A.C., Abgrenzung zur Beiladung, Streitverkündung;… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amicus curiae — /euh muy keuhs kyoor ee ee , euh mee keuhs kyoor ee uy /, pl. amici curiae /euh muy kuy kyoor ee ee , euh mee kee kyoor ee uy /. Law. a person, not a party to the litigation, who volunteers or is invited by the court to give advice upon some… …   Universalium

  • amicus curiae — noun a person/entity who has been allowed by the court to plead or make submissions but who, however, is not directly involved in the action. BANNATYNE v BANNATYNE (COMMISSION FOR GENDER EQUALITY, AS AMICUS CURIAE) 2003 (2) SA 363 (CC) The Court… …   Wiktionary

  • amicus curiae — n. (pl. amici curiae) Law an impartial adviser in a court of law. Etymology: mod.L, = friend of the court * * * /euh muy keuhs kyoor ee ee , euh mee keuhs kyoor ee uy /, pl. amici curiae /euh muy kuy kyoor ee ee , euh mee kee kyoor ee uy /. Law.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amicus curiae — Un Amicus curiae est une expression légale latine signifiant « ami de la cour », référant à quelqu un qui, n étant pas partie à une cause, se porte volontaire pour aider la cour à trancher une matière. Portail du droit Catégorie :… …   Wikipédia en Français

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