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  • 1.U.S. v. Windsor
    At challenge is the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the section that defines the term "marriage," for all federal purposes, as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife," and thus requires the federal government to disregard marriages of same-sex couples.
    Amicus Brief (March 2013)
  • 2.Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin
    The brief explains whether the US Supreme Court’s decisions interpreting the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, including Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003), permit the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race in undergraduate admissions decisions.
    Amicus Brief (August 2012)
  • 3.Michigan v. Kowalski
    APA’s brief supports scientific research on false confessions provides a strong empirical foundation for the admission of expert testimony on the subject and that it should be admitted as evidence under the Daubert standard for expert testimony.
    Amicus Brief (September 2011)
  • 4.Coble v. Texas
    A case on the reliability of expert testimony (on risk of “future dangerousness”) in a death penalty case.
    Amicus Brief (May 2011)
  • 5.Windsor v. U.S.
    At challenge is the constitutionality of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the section that defines the term 'marriage,' for all federal purposes, as "a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife" and thus requires the federal government to disregard marriages of same-sex couples.
    Amicus Brief (September 2012)
  • 6.Warney v. New York, CA 08 02261
    This case involves Douglas Warney, a man with mental retardation and AIDS-related dementia who was convicted of murder based solely on a false confession.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 7.Hall v. Florida
    At issue in the appeal is whether a statutory definition of mental retardation that has a bright-line cutoff requiring an IQ score of 70 or below adequately captures the constitutional imperative that the “mentally retarded” not be executed.
    Amicus Brief (December 2013)
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