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  USDOJ: OSG:Government Briefs
Briefs are grouped by the Supreme Court Term during which they are filed.
Note that this is not necessarily the same as the calendar year of the filing, the Term or year the case is argued or decided, or the year shown in the case's docket number.
Briefs filed after June 30, 1998, are generally available in two formats -- HTML and.pdf (Adobe Acrobat).
www.usdoj.gov /osg/briefs/search.html   (273 words)

 FTC Office of the General Counsel - Amicus Briefs
Brief of the Federal Trade Commission, as amicus curiae, urging the New Jersey Supreme Court to vacate a ruling of the Committee on Attorney Advertising appointed by that Court, which had ruled that advertisements by attorneys publicizing their designation by organizations as “Super Lawyers,” “Best Lawyers in America,” or the like are impermissible.
The brief argues that, in lieu of remanding the case to the district court, the D.C. Circuit should hold that the “alternative theory” is legally insufficient to establish jurisdiction, and that the plaintiff’s complaint should be dismissed.
Brief of the FTC as amicus curiae, in private action regarding whether non-lawyers who participate in the workers’ compensation process before the Industrial Commission of Ohio are engaged in the unauthorized practice of law.
ftc.gov /ogc/briefs.shtm   (4117 words)

 Briefs - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Briefs are a type of Y-shaped underwear and swimwear, as opposed to styles where the material extends down the legs.
In the case of men's underwear, briefs (unlike boxer shorts) hold the user's genitals in a relatively fixed position, which makes briefs a popular underwear choice for men who are participating in athletic activities or who feel they need more support than loose-fitting underwear can provide.
In various continental European languages, briefs are not called by a word indicating shortness, but rather by the English word slip, which in English is rather used for a type of lingerie, the slip (clothing).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Briefs   (868 words)

 Brief (law) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A brief or factum (latin for "act" or "deed") is a written legal document used in various legal adversary systems that is presented to a court arguing why the party to the case should prevail.
A brief is also sometimes called a memorandum of law, although that term is also used to describe an internal document in a law firm in which an attorney attempts to analyze a client's legal position without arguing for a specific interpretation of the law.
The brief or memorandum establishes the legal argument for the party, explaining why the reviewing court should affirm or reverse the lower court's judgment based on legal precedent and citations to the controlling cases or statutory law.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brief_(law)   (573 words)

 Capital Defense Weekly
Illinois amicus brief written by MacArthur Justice Center attorneys and filed with Illinois Supreme Court on December 11, 1998, seeks a full hearing for Patterson and others under death sentence in Illinois who credibly claim that their convictions were the result in part of confessions that were extracted by torture.
Illinois amicus brief authored by MacArthur Justice Center attorneys was filed with the Illinois Supreme Court seeking appointment of a Special Commission to study mistakes in Illinois capital cases and effect a moratorium on the death penalty while the issue is under study.
State of Florida No. 89,142 View briefs in Acrobat format: A, B, C -- Download all briefs in one ZIP file Rutherford was tried, convicted, and sentenced to death in the 1985 murder and armed robbery of 63-year-old Stella Salamon, whose body was found in the bathtub of her Milton home.
members.aol.com /karlkeys/briefs.html   (6295 words)

 Underwear, Undergarments and Boxer Briefs for Men and Boy's
The preferred undergarments of this period were knit briefs, broadcloth shorts with buttons, and the union suit.
Bikini briefs can be low or high-side bikini briefs but are usually lower than true waist, often at hips, and usually have no access pouch or flap, legs bands at tops of thighs.
String bikini briefs, another style have front and rear sections meet in the crotch but not at the waistband, with no fabric on the side of the legs.
www.boxerbriefs.com   (2416 words)

 Electronic Briefs in Trial and Appellate Courts
E-briefs are electronic versions of the paper briefs lawyers submit to trial and appellate courts, presenting facts and law to a judge to sway opinion and obtain a favorable judgment for the client.
The purpose of a brief on CD-ROM is give the court a copy of the paper brief which takes up less physical space and is in a format that is easier for judges and their clerks to use.
Briefs on disk also show lawyers that simple, word processing documents can contain many of the beneficial features found in CD-ROM briefs, such as hyperlinks to case law and multimedia incorporated into the text, with a minimum of expense.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /courttech3.htm   (2172 words)

 HLS Library: Finding Records & Briefs
Briefs on Jurisdiction are filed in cases invoking the Florida Supreme Court's discretionary jurisdiction and are limited to the issue of jurisdiction.
Briefs filed in cases scheduled to be argued before the Kansas Court of Appeals, selective coverage from 1994 to present.
Contents: Briefs filed with the Mississippi Supreme Court, including briefs filed with the Mississippi Supreme Court for cases that, under Rule 16 of the Mississippi Rules of Appellate Procedure, may be assigned by the Supreme Court, to either the Mississippi Supreme Court or the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
www.law.harvard.edu /library/services/research/guides/united_states/basics/records_briefs.php   (3301 words)

The brief was filed on behalf of both Consumers Union, the non-profit publisher of Consumer Reports, and Public Knowledge, a non-profit Washington DC based advocacy group working to defend the rights of individuals in our emerging digital culture.
Brief describes the anti-competitive effect of such an application and enumerates the consumer harms caused by a statutory interpretation permitting such a use of the law.
Second, the brief explains that the standard for “knowledge” urged by the entertainment industry plaintiffs and their amici is incorrect under the law, and would effectively overrule Sony.
www.law.berkeley.edu /clinics/samuelson/briefs.html   (1205 words)

 Law Office of Robert J. Ambrogi
Brief Reporter Briefs from a variety of state and federal courts, contributed by the lawyers who wrote them.
Amicus briefs in cases involving issues that range from the separation of church and state to racial discrimination to censorship.
Briefs filed by this division of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.
www.legaline.com /freebriefslinks.html   (551 words)

 Florida Supreme Court Opinions
Briefs for cases decided without an opinion are not included.
The Florida Supreme Court Records and Briefs are public records under Florida Law.
Access to the records of the judicial branch is governed by Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.051, entitled "Public Access to Judicial Records." In the absence of an exemption under FRJA 2.051, judicial records are subject to disclosure.
www.law.fsu.edu /library/flsupct/index.html   (207 words)

 Briefs and Oral Arguments
Briefs contain legal arguments designed to persuade the court to rule in their favor, so they analyze legal issues and refer to both primary and secondary sources.
Briefs are available in paper in Compact Stacks on Floor L2 and in microfiche or microfilm in cabinets in the Reference Area.
Access to the Brief Bank is free but users must first obtain passwords by sending an email message to an address found on the website.
lib.law.washington.edu /collect/briefs.html   (940 words)

 Patently-O: Patent Law Blog: Review: EBay v. MercExchange Amici Briefs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Teva, primarily a generic drug manufacturer, filed its brief arguing that (1) district court’s should have discretion and (2) the public interest should be represented in any injunction decision.
The brief reviews some historical aspects of patent law and argue that the Founding Fathers would not have approved of automatic injunctions for patent infringement.
For the most part, the briefs agree that maybe there should be a presumption in favor of injunctions, but a district court should be...
patentlaw.typepad.com /patent/2006/01/ebay_v_mercexch.html   (1010 words)

 New York State Library Records and Briefs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Records and briefs, also referred to as cases and points, are papers submitted to a court by litigants upon appeal of a lower court judgment.
Records and briefs for cases dealing with some attorney, matrimonial, election, filiation, prisoner, unemployment insurance and family court matters are not supplied by the courts.
Early records and briefs for the NYS Court of Appeals (1847-1956, 1st series) and the NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division (1896-1955, 1st series) are stored in a different building.
www.nysl.nysed.gov /recbrief.htm   (295 words)

 THE "BRIEF SAFE" - Shomer-Tec Inc.
The "Brief Safe" is an innovative diversion safe that can secure your cash, documents, and other small valuables from inquisitive eyes and thieving hands, both at home and when you're traveling.
Items can be hidden right under their noses with these specially-designed briefs which contain a fly-accessed 4" x 10" secret compartment with Velcro closure and "special markings" on the lower rear portion.
Leave the "Brief Safe" in plain view in your laundry basket or washing machine at home, or in your suitcase in a hotel room - even the most hardened burgler or most curious snoop will "skid" to a screeching halt as soon as they see them.
shomer-tec.com /site/product.cfm?id=99887213-F553-E130-7F2BE5BED6A1828B   (120 words)

 Supreme Court Preview: March 2005 Merit Briefs (ABA Division for Public Education)
Following are briefs for cases heard by the Supreme Court in March 2005.
To access other briefs for the 2004-2005 Term, or to return to the main Briefs page for current cases, use the Argument Date menu to the right.
Reply brief for respondents the Verizon Telephone Cos.
www.abanet.org /publiced/preview/briefs/march05.html   (130 words)

If you are not registered with us, briefs must be requested through a state, county, or law school library.
A note about "holdings": United States Supreme court briefs on microform are distributed by commercial publishers who have, to the best of the library's knowledge, reproduced all available briefs.
Paper briefs are sent to the library by the various courts; the library may not receive all briefs for all cases.
lalaw.lib.ca.us /briefs.html   (379 words)

 Research Guides - Briefs & Oral Arguments   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The library has briefs from all cases decided by the Supreme Court from 1832 to the present, and for all cases where the Court denied review beginning in 1982.
All briefs filed by the Solicitor General with the Supreme Court on or after July 1, 1998, except for responses to petitions in "in forma pauperis" or "IFP" cases.
Briefs filed in major constitutional law cases since 1793 are also available in paper in Landmark Briefs and Arguments of the Supreme Court of the United States (Fourth Floor, KF 101.9.L3) In recent years, this set has covered 10-15 cases each term; fewer cases were covered in earlier years.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /lib/guides/briefs_arguments.html   (1933 words)

 Briefs - Sexy Lingerie UK   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This tanga brief is in violet with lime greenlace and a bow motif.
The front panel of this brief is embroidered with an intertwined flower pattern in lime edged with...
The front of the brief is in fine net embroidered with a gold leaf pattern and brown scroll.
www.sexy-lingerie-outlet.co.uk /briefs/index.html   (1186 words)

 The Supreme Court of Texas | Submission of Electronic Briefing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In an effort to allow ready access by the public and lawyers to arguments in the cases that Justices consider, the Texas Supreme Court is now posting on the Court’s website the briefs filed in cases in which the Court requests briefs on the merits.
Additionally, in all cases (such as this case) in which the Court requests full briefing on the merits, the Court requests that you submit an electronic copy of your previously filed petition for review, petition for writ of mandamus, response, or reply, etc., as applicable.
If submitting an efiling as an email attachment at the time the brief is filed, please advise the Clerk's office in your transmittal letter accompanying hard copies; please send efilings to scebriefs@courts.state.tx.us.
www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us /ebriefs   (563 words)

 Electronic Briefs - When to Use Them
Hyperlinked briefs are most common in appellate practice, and generally are the easiest briefs to digitize.
A hyperlinked brief, by providing a clear and time-saving map of the case, will increase your chances of winning the motion or, at the very least, winning an evidentiary point during trial.
Electronic briefs with hyperlinks are an exciting way to focus the judge’s attention on your arguments and supporting facts.
www.tglmedia.com /news/when.html   (781 words)

 Jenner & Block LLP - U.S. Supreme Court Guantanamo Bay Cases: Brief Resource Center
Brief of 175 Members of Both Houses of The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioners (01/14/2004)
Brief For The Respondents In Opposition to Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
Brief Of Former Diplomats as Amici Curiae In Support Of The Petitioners in connection with the Petitions for Certiorari (10/3/2003)
www.jenner.com /news/news_item.asp?id=12520724   (950 words)

 Court of Appeals Filing Briefs
Appellant's brief due within 40 days after the filing of the record.
Appellee's brief due 30 days after the filing of the appellant's brief.
Appellant's reply brief due within 20 days after the filing of the appellee's brief but in any event not later than 10 days before the date of argument.
www.courts.state.md.us /coappeals/filing-briefs.html   (93 words)

 Briefs & Oral Arguments Research Guide
Current briefs are first available online through the US Supreme Court site, and 6-8 weeks later in microfiche.
The full text of merit briefs (1979-present) and amicus briefs (1979-1994) in cases where the Court has granted review are available on LEXIS (Legal > Federal Legal - US > Supreme Court Cases and Materials > U.S. Supreme Court Briefs).
Westlaw has Supreme Court briefs with coverage beginning with merit briefs filed during the 1990-91 term and with amicus briefs filed during the 1995-96 term (SCt-Brief database).
www.ll.georgetown.edu /guides/briefs_arguments.cfm   (2571 words)

 Becraft Briefs
Silkman brief: Elton Silkman is a defendant I represented in a tax evasion case in Rapid City, S.D., in the summer of 1997.
Briefs in the new McDonald appeal: This is the brief in the second appeal.
Brief in Mauldin Appeal: The TAIG advocates were instrumental in getting two cases filed in Texas regarding the requirement of providing SSNs to obtain occupational and driver licenses.
home.hiwaay.net /~becraft   (3932 words)

 Population Council | Publications | Population Briefs
Population Briefs, the Population Council's research newsletter, is published three times a year.
Click here to receive an e-mail when new issues of Population Briefs are posted.
Access the Population Council's archive to view Population Briefs articles dating from 1995 to 2000.
www.popcouncil.org /publications/popbriefs/default.htm   (111 words)

 Sources -- Amicus Curiae Briefs [ ALSO! -- U.S. Law ]
Briefs are numerous and transitory on the internet, and finding new links is inordinately time-consuming.
See a page entitled A Brief Summary: Finding Briefs on the Web, which provides links to numerous sources of briefs; it is on a site by Robert J. Ambrogi, a Massachusetts attorney.
See a collection of government briefs (except in response to in forma pauperis petitions) filed by the solicitor general in cases in the U.S. Supreme Court.
www.lawsource.com /also/usa.cgi?usb   (2699 words)

 Recent briefs: USCG Office of Vessel Traffic Management
This is a list of PowerPoint briefs and other reports pertaining to Vessel Traffic Management.
Click on any link to see these briefs or reports in web page form.
Please note the dates of the presentations, since some information may be superseded by a more recent brief.
www.uscg.mil /vtm/briefs   (209 words)

 Catholic News Service - NEWS BRIEFS
To read the CNS news briefs for a day, click on one of the days links below.
The CNS daily news briefs are posted at the end of each day usually around 5 pm.
The whole CNS public Web site headlines, briefs, stories, etc, represents less than one percent of the daily news report.
catholicnews.com /briefs.htm   (88 words)

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