This week, we’re concluding our review of the amicus data by areas of law, asking (1) which areas of law generated the most amicus briefs; and (2) how many amicus briefs on average per case were filed attacking the decision and supporting it? Between 2010 and 2020, more amicus briefs were filed in tort cases than in any other area of law – 25 cases in all. Twenty-two cases involved government and administrative law. There were 12 civil procedure cases and 11 constitutional law cases. Nine cases involved domestic relations issues, five each were in workers comp and tax law… Continue Reading What Kinds of Civil Cases Draw Amicus Briefs (Part 3 – 2010-2020)?