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  • 1.Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs
    APA's brief discusses life-without-parole sentencing for juveniles in homicide cases.
    Amicus Brief (January 2012)
  • 2.Floyd v. Cain
    Research and psychological science indicate that not every voluntary confession is true. The brief also addresses why innocent people confess and how voluntary false confessions are difficult for judges, juries and others to discern.
    Amicus Brief (May 2010)
  • 3.People v. Thomas
    At issue in the appeal is whether the State of New York should allow expert testimony on the body of research addressing risk factors for false confessions.
    Amicus Brief (November 2013)
  • 4.Brown (formerly Schwarzenegger) v. Plata et al
    Class action cases by mentally and physically ill California prisoners challenging imprisonment conditions due to overcrowding, including lack of adequate mental health services.
    Amicus Brief (November 2010)
  • 5.Warney v. New York, CA 08 02261
    This case involves Douglas Warney, a man with mental retardation and AIDS-related dementia who was convicted of murder based solely on a false confession.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 6.Hall v. Florida
    At issue in the appeal is whether a statutory definition of mental retardation that has a bright-line cutoff requiring an IQ score of 70 or below adequately captures the constitutional imperative that the “mentally retarded” not be executed.
    Amicus Brief (December 2013)
  • 7.Connecticut v. Artis
    Whether the Appellate Court majority properly determined that admission of the victim’s in-court and out-of-court identifications following a suggestive police display of the defendant’s photograph was a reversible due process violation.
    Amicus Brief (October 2013)
  • 8.APA Amicus Briefs by Issue
    Listing of the amicus briefs by issues such as sexual orientation, gays in the military, abortion and confidentiality. Each of the titles below links to a one-page summary.
    Amicus Brief
  • 9.U.S. v. Windsor
    At challenge is the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the section that defines the term "marriage," for all federal purposes, as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife," and thus requires the federal government to disregard marriages of same-sex couples.
    Amicus Brief (March 2013)
  • 10.Windsor v. U.S.
    At challenge is the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the section that defines the term 'marriage,' for all federal purposes, as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife" and thus requires the federal government to disregard marriages of same-sex couples.
    Amicus Brief (September 2012)
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