Amicus Briefs

The faculty's commitment to public service is reflected by its contribution to amicus briefs. To view an abstract or download any of the following briefs, click on its title.

Frankel, Tamar
City of Hope Nation Medical Center, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. Genetech, Inc., Defendent and Appellant (Court of Appeal of California, No. B161549, 2003)

Hylton, Keith N.
Greg Johnson, et al., Plaintiffs and Petitioners, v. Ford Motor Company, Defendant and Respondent (Supreme Court of California, No. S121723 [December 9, 2004])

Hylton, Keith N.
Philip Morris USA, Petitioner v. Mayola Williams, Respondent (Amicus Brief of Professors in Support of the Respondent) (U.S. Supreme Court, No. 05-1256, September 15, 2006)

Hylton, Keith N.
State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company v. Curtis B. Campbell and Inez Preece Campbell, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 01-1289, 2002

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Maclin, Tracey, et al.
Attorneys for Amicus Curiae for the Cato Institute and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawers in support of petitioner, Booker T. Hudson, Jr. v. State of Michigan, Supreme Court of the United States, No. 04-1360

McClain, Linda C., et al.
On a Certified Question from the Supreme Court, Brief Amici Curiae of Professors of Conflict of Laws and Family Law, Margaret Chambers v. Cassandra Ormiston (State of Rhode Island Supreme Court, No. 2006-340)
The brief addresses whether a Rhode Island family court has jurisdiction in the matter of a divorce filing by a same sex Rhode Island couple who were married in Massachusetts

Moore, Nancy J., et al.
Brief of Conference of Chief Justices as Amicus Curiae in Support of Appellee, American Bar Association, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, American Bar Association v. Federal Trade Commission; New York State Bar Association v. Federal Trade Commission, Nos. 04-5257, 04-5258 (Consolidated), January 26, 2005 (scheduled for Oral Argument on May 5, 2005).

Silbaugh, Katharine, et al.

On a Certified Question from the Supreme Court, Brief Amici Curiae of Professors of Conflict of Laws and Family Law, Margaret Chambers v. Cassandra Ormiston (State of Rhode Island Supreme Court, No. 2006-340)
The brief addresses whether a Rhode Island family court has jurisdiction in the matter of a divorce filing by a same sex Rhode Island couple who were married in Massachusetts

Silbaugh, Katharine, et al.
Amici Curiae Brief of The Family Law Practitioners and the Professors of Family Law, Elizabeth Kerrigan, Et Al s. Commissioner of Public Health, Et Al, Supreme Court of the State of Connecticut, S.C. 17716 (December 11, 2006)

Silbaugh, Katharine, et al.
Brief of Amici Curiae of Professors of Conflict of Laws and Family Law, Cote-Whitacre v. DPH, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Supreme Judicial Court, No. SJC-09436 (March 11, 2005)

Silbaugh, Katharine, et al.
Brief for Monroe Inker and Charles Kindregan, Amici Curiae, Goodridge et al. v. DPH, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Supreme Judicial Court, No. SJC 08860 (November 8, 2002)

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