A couple of years ago we blogged about Amicus Curiae briefs, their role in the appellate law, and how they can benefit California’s employers. Since our original post, we witnessed a number of cases in which Amicus Curiae briefs played a significant role in landmark cases. Such briefs continue to be an important way for
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Appellate Law — What Are Amicus Curiae Briefs?
By David Urban on
Posted in Appeals, Litigation
Public agency officials and employees may read newspaper articles about recently decided landmark cases in public sector labor and employment law, and may feel relief, anger, surprise, or vindication in the result. This is especially true if the decision impacts how the agency functions on a day-to-day basis. These same individuals may also find developing…