Submit an Amicus Brief Request

An amicus brief is a written legal argument filed by someone not directly involved in a case on appeal to help educate the court about particular issues. The Network decides when to file amicus briefs based upon many factors including which jurisdiction the case is in, what the particular issues being advocated are, and what kind of an impact the brief might have. Amicus briefs can be requested by lawyers or organizations.
For a list of filed briefs, please see the Innocence Network Brief Bank. 


Before submitting your brief request, please familiarize yourself with the issues on which the Innocence Network has adopted a policy position.


The Network enables individuals to submit cases for consideration for amicus briefs through an Amicus Brief Request Form.