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  • 1.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)
  • 2.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)
  • 3.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)
  • 4.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)
  • 5.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)
  • 6.Kitchen v. Herbert and Bishop v. Smith
    Involves a federal challenge to Utah and Oklahoma’s laws prohibiting same-sex couples from marrying and recognition of the legal marriage of same-sex couples who married in other states.
    Amicus Brief (March 2014)
  • 7.Donaldson v. Montana
    The brief concerned the protection of state-recognized domestic partnerships in the state constitution’s provisions such as its guarantees of equal protection and privacy.
    Amicus Brief (November 2011)
  • 8.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)
  • 9.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)
  • 10.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)
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