AMICUS CURIAE

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AMICUS CURIAE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/amicus-curiae/ (accessed June 19, 2019).
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