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  1. Dec 2020
    1. The legal term amicus curiae is a Latin phrase that literally means “friend of the court.” The term is used to refer to a legal brief, called an amicus brief that may be filed with an appellate court, including a supreme court, by a party not involved with a current case, but in support of one side or another on the legal issue at hand.

      A friend of the court advising on some legal matter in support of one of the sides involved in the legal matter at hand thou not involved in the case.