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  • 1.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)
  • 2.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)
  • 3.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)
  • 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.Perry v. Schwarzenegger
    Challenge to Proposition 8 (California Marriage Protection Act).
    Amicus Brief (October 2010)
  • 6.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)
  • 7.People v. Thomas
    At issue in the appeal is whether the State of New York should allow expert testimony on the body of research addressing risk factors for false confessions.
    Amicus Brief (November 2013)
  • 8.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)
  • 9.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)
  • 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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