Friend-of-the-court briefs are due to the Supreme Court ... definition of ‘marriage,’” reads the amicus brief filed by the Jewish organizations, along with Protestant religious groups, this afternoon in the case of Edith Windsor, the widow who.
Statistics Tell the Story The amicus brief filed today includes Iowa statistics on the disproportionately high rate of traffic stops for minorities. • A study of traffic stops in Iowa City found that minorities make up roughly 10 percent of the drivers.
House Democrats have filed an amicus brief siding with groups challenging the Defense of Marriage Act ... "false stereotypes and reflexive bias" common at the time. "Put simply, DOMA is one of those laws enacted when "times ... blind[ed] us to certain.
Ten Republican U.S. senators have filed an amicus curiae ("friend of the court") brief supporting the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group (BLAG) in defense of Section 3 of DOMA. There are currently 45 Republicans in the United States Senate. The senators who.
Several other actors in the Christian legal movement have filed amicus curiae ... movement — filed a brief on behalf of the Christian Legal Society. Finally, Becket (formerly the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the powerhouse group sympathetic to.
132 House members, led by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Steny Hoyer (D-MD), filed an amicus brief today ... Advisory Group’s (BLAG) Republican members, who hired lawyers to defend DOMA’s.
The Ohio School Boards Association, the Buckeye Association of School Administrators, and American Federation of Teachers filed Amicus curiae on behalf of ... of Teachers filed a “friend of the court” brief Tuesday on behalf of the Youngstown Board.
It’s worth noting here that while they formally support neither party in the case, a group of cake artists did file an amicus brief arguing that cake designing is an art, requiring skill and creativity on a par with other forms of artistic expression.
The amicus brief filed by the consumer advocacy groups does not directly discuss the FVRA and CFPA provisions. Instead, the consumer advocacy groups describe regulatory, enforcement, and other actions taken by the CFPB that have “meaningfully improved.
The members’ brief is silent on the California Prop. 8 case. A statement from the group said the amicus was filed because the members “want the Supreme Court to hear the full story from Congress, and to explain why they believe that Section 3 of DOMA.