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  • 1.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)
  • 2.Rivera v. Illinois, 2-09-1060
    APA described research on false confessions and factors that lead to them, such as length of interrogation, mental illness, and low IQ.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 3.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)
  • 4.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
  • 5.Michigan v. Kowalski
    APA’s brief supports scientific research on false confessions provides a strong empirical foundation for the admission of expert testimony on the subject and that it should be admitted as evidence under the Daubert standard for expert testimony.
    Amicus Brief (September 2011)
  • 6.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)
  • 7.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)
  • 8.Perry v. New Hampshire
    On August 5, 2011, APA filed an amicus brief providing the Court with an overview of the research on the accuracy of eyewitness identification and suggestive circumstances that will affect eyewitness identification can occur without police action.
    Amicus Brief (August 2011)
  • 9.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)
  • 10.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
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