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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.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)
  • 3.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)
  • 4.Griego v. Oliver
    Whether the New Mexico Constitution compels the state to allow same-sex couples the freedom to marry.
    Amicus Brief (September 2013)
  • 5.Perry v. Schwarzenegger
    Challenge to Proposition 8 (California Marriage Protection Act).
    Amicus Brief (October 2010)
  • 6.Hollingsworth v. Perry
    Addresses a challenge to Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) that says “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.”
    Amicus Brief (February 2013)
  • 7.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)
  • 8.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)
  • 9.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)
  • 10.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)
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