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  • 1.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)
  • 2.Floyd v. Cain
    Research and psychological science indicate that not every voluntary confession is true. The brief also addresses why innocent people confess and how voluntary false confessions are difficult for judges, juries and others to discern.
    Amicus Brief (May 2010)
  • 3.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)
  • 4.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)
  • 5.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)
  • 6.APA Amicus Briefs in Alphabetical Order
    Listing of the amicus briefs in alphabetical order, including topics such as sexual orientation, gays in the military, abortion and confidentiality.
    Amicus Brief
  • 7.Hollingsworth v. Perry
    Addresses a challenge to Proposition 8 (or the California Marriage Protection Act) that says “only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California.”
    Amicus Brief (February 2013)
  • 8.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)
  • 9.Rivera v. Illinois, 2-09-1060
    APA described research on false confessions and factors that lead to them, such as length of interrogation, mental illness, and low IQ.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 10.Gill v. Office of Personnel Management
    Gay and lesbian parents are not any less fit or capable than heterosexual parents, and that their children are not less adjusted. The brief also addresses how denying federal recognition to legally married same-sex couples stigmatizes them.
    Amicus Brief (November 2011)
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