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Thursday, 17 July 2014

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae
-Literally, friend of the court.
- An impartial adviser to a court of law in a particular case.

A court room gavel.
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Usage :
- Senior advocate  Subramanium may reconsider his continuation as amicus curiae in the Padmanabhaswamy temple case.
- The Court then appointed former Solicitor General TR as amicus curiae for this case.