TITLE

IS THE NEW YORK STATE COURT OF APPEALS STILL "FRIENDLESS?" AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF AMICUS CURIAE PARTICIPATION

AUTHOR(S)
Laroche, Matthew
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Albany Law Review;2009, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p701
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings of an empirical study which examined amicus curiae participation in the New York State Court of Appeals from 1988 to 2007. The origin of the amicus curiae brief and evolution in state courts is discussed. A review of the filing requirements for amicus curiae in the appeals court is offered. Patterns and trends in amicus curiae filing between 1988 and 2007 are examined.
ACCESSION #
44881857

 

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