The attorney at the Law Office of Lawrence J. Joseph has filed scores of amicus briefs in all federal circuits and the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as several state supreme courts and trial courts. Mr. Joseph has represented a variety of clients, including U.S. and state senators and representatives, state and local government, trade associations, public-interest groups, and concerned individuals.
Amicus curiae briefs, also known as friend of the court briefs, allow you to supplement the parties’ briefing in litigation. Typically filed in appellate courts, an amicus brief can nudge a court in the right direction or help convince a court that it lacks jurisdiction even to decide an issue. If you need help filing an amicus brief in any federal appellate court nationwide, contact the Law Office of Lawrence J. Joseph today. Mr. Joseph will help you develop your strategy and express your position clearly.
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Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioners in EMA v. SCAQMD, No. 02-1343 (U.S.)
Issue: Federal Preemption of Local Vehicle Standards
Clients: American Road & Transportation Builders Association, American Trucking Associations, Inc., Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association, National Association of Home Builders, and Construction Industry Air Quality Coalition
Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioners in Texas Dep't of Housing & Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., No. 13-1371 (U.S.)
Issue: Availability and scope of disparate-impact claims under the Fair Housing Act
Client: Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund
Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Appellants in Hotze v. Sebelius, No. 14-20039 (5th Cir.)
Issue: Constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act under the Origination Clause
Clients: U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and U.S. Reps. Pete Sessions, Robert Aderholt, Joe Barton, Kerry Bentivolio, Charles W. Boustany, Jr., Kevin Brady, Paul Broun, Vern Buchanan, John Carter, Steve Chabot, Tom Cole, K. Michael Conaway, Paul Cook, Kevin Cramer, John Culberson, Jeff Duncan, Blake Farenthold, John Fleming, Bill Flores, Scott Garrett, Bob Gibbs, Louie Gohmert, Trey Gowdy, Morgan Griffith, Ralph M Hall, Richard Hudson, Tim Huelskamp, Lynn Jenkins, Bill Johnson, Sam Johnson, Walter Jones, Steve King, Jack Kingston, John Kline, Doug LaMalfa, Leonard Lance, James Lankford, Michael T. McCaul, Patrick T. McHenry, Mark Meadows, Jeff Miller, Mick Mulvaney, Randy Neugebauer, Richard Nugent, Pete Olson, Robert Pittenger, Bill Posey, Scott Rigell, Phil Roe, Keith Rothfus, Matt Salmon, Steve Scalise, Mike Simpson, Lamar Smith, Steve Stockman, Lee Terry, Mac Thornberry, Randy Weber, Daniel Webster, Lynn A. Westmoreland, Roger Williams, Joe Wilson, Robert J. Wittman, Robert Woodall, Ted Yoho, and Don Young
Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Neither Party in Utility Air Resources Group v. EPA, Nos. 12-1146 & Consolidated Cases (U.S.)
Issue: Climate Change and Clean Air Act Judicial Review
Client: American Road & Transportation Builders Association