Definition of Amicus
a “friend of the court” who is not actually involved in a case as a party but who serves as an advisor
Examples of Amicus in a sentence
Amicus briefs were filed by court attendees wanting to add their two cents on the case.
Because he isn’t directly related to the case, Mr. Martin was labeled an Amicus by the appointed attorneys.
Serving as an amicus, the lawyer had no dealings with the case other than to give his expert opinion on the matter.
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