Amicus curiae is a legal Latin phrase, literally translated
as “friend of the court.” It is the name for a brief filed with
the court by someone who is not a party to the case.
With Fred Hiestand at the helm of CJAC’s Appellate Program, CJAC
regularly files such “friend of the court” briefs on issues of
concern to its broad membership of businesses in an effort to
advocate to and assist the court on cases impacting civil
Below is the list of cases in which CJAC has recently filed