Summer 2012 - Befriending the Court: The Role of Amicus Briefs
Sween, Gretchen S
Unique # 81440
Credit Hours: 3
Course ID: S397S
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This course is restricted to upper division students only.
This seminar will survey several recent U.S. Supreme Court cases where friend of the court or amicus curiae briefs seemingly played a significant role in framing and/or deciding the issues presented to the court. Students will conduct independent research and prepare a paper focusing on a particular amicus or amici in shaping an appeal.
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