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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.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)
  • 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.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.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)
  • 7.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)
  • 8.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)
  • 9.Commonwealth v. Walker
    APA filed an amicus brief urging the court to allow expert testimony on psychological research regarding eyewitness testimony, juror misunderstanding of the accuracy of eyewitness identification and the factors that can affect the accuracy of eyewitness identifications.
    Amicus Brief (August 2011)
  • 10.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)
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