an unbiased individual, generally an expert in some field, that is either formally asked to or chooses to provide relevant information on a topic that is important to factors being argued in a court case.

AMICUS CURIAE: "The prosecutor introduced a therapist, amicus curiae, to testify to the validity of the psychological evidence against the defendant."
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