friend of the court


friend of the court
[1940-45]

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  • friend of the court — friend of the court: amicus curiae Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. friend of the court …   Law dictionary

  • friend of the court — friend′ of the court′ n. law amicus curiae • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • friend of the court — n. AMICUS CURIAE …   English World dictionary

  • friend of the court — noun an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case; usually someone who wants to influence the outcome of a lawsuit involving matters of wide public interest • Syn: ↑amicus curiae • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • friend of the court — Date: 1909 amicus curiae …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • friend of the court — person (not involved in a case) who is invited to advise a judge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • friend of the court — noun → amicus curiae …   Australian English dictionary

  • friend of the court — See amicus curiae …   Black's law dictionary

  • friend of the court — See amicus curiae …   Black's law dictionary

  • friend of the court — Same as amicus curiae …   Ballentine's law dictionary