The Amicus Advocacy Project

An amicus brief comes from the Latin term “amicus curiae” which means “friend of the court.” Although most amicus briefs are persuasively written to support one side of a case, they allow interested, third parties the chance to provide the court with information that is relevant and helpful to the case but that may not otherwise be brought to the court’s attention.

CHILD USA files amicus briefing in cases whose outcomes impact the civil rights of children. We have been delighted to work with numerous attorneys across the United States, and welcome partnerships with law firms to work on pro bono matters with us. 

If you are an attorney who needs amicus support or would like your firm to have the opportunity to work on cutting edge amicus briefs involving child protection, please contact us at info@childusa.org.

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HC LS RT and TK v. James Nesmith

HC LS RT and TK v. James Nesmith

In this amicus brief, CHILD USA argues that The Justice for Vulnerable Victims of Sexual Abuse Act comports with Arkansas' Due Process Clause and is consistent with the national trend to permit revival of previously time-barred claims. [pdf_embed...

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