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  • 1.Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin
    The brief explains whether the US Supreme Court’s decisions interpreting the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, including Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003), permit the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions.
    Amicus Brief (August 2012)
  • 2.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)
  • 3.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)
  • 4.Sevcik v. Sandoval and Jackson v. Abercrombie
    This case challenges whether the Equal Protection Clause, part of the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, does not prohibit the state from limiting marriage to people of the opposite sex.
    Amicus Brief (October 2013)
  • 5.APA Amicus Briefs
    Links to amicus briefs submitted by APA on a variety of subjects, including sexual orientation, psychologist scope of practice, hospital privileges, and involuntary committal to mental hospitals.
    Amicus Brief
  • 6.Gill v. Office of Personnel Management
    Gay and lesbian parents are not any less fit or capable than heterosexual parents, and that their children are not less adjusted. The brief also addresses how denying federal recognition to legally married same-sex couples stigmatizes them.
    Amicus Brief (November 2011)
  • 7.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
  • 8.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)
  • 9.Coble v. Texas
    A case on the reliability of expert testimony (on risk of “future dangerousness”) in a death penalty case.
    Amicus Brief (May 2011)
  • 10.Perry v. Schwarzenegger
    Challenge to Proposition 8 (California Marriage Protection Act).
    Amicus Brief (October 2010)
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Results 110 of 25 for "Amicus Brief"X related to "Humanitarian heroes--As the world turns"