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What is amicus curiae?

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Amicus curiae or friend of the court is someone who brings to the courts attention some point of law or fact something which would otherwise have been overlooked usually this would be a member of the bar and occasionally the law officers are asked or are allowed to argue a case in which they are not instructed to appear

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