Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

Advocacy Documents

11-20 of 27 results
  • Law and the Courts

    January 18, 2012

    Amicus Brief: Ward Churchill v. the University of Colorado

    Submitted to the Colorado Supreme Court in support of the University of Colorado. Case deals with institutional autonomy in the enforcement of academic integrity standards.

  • Law and the Courts

    December 16, 2011

    Amicus Brief: Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v. University of Southern California

    Submitted to the Supreme Court of California in support of the University of Southern California in a case dealing with academic research agreements.

  • Law and the Courts

    December 7, 2011

    Amicus Brief: Tatro v. the University of Minnesota

    Submitted to the Supreme Court of Minnesota in support of the University of Minnesota. The case deals with the university’s right to address threats and enforce academic codes of conduct and professional ethics.

  • Law and the Courts

    November 30, 2011

    Amicus Brief: ESPN v. The Ohio State University

    Submitted to the Ohio Supreme Court in support of Ohio State. Case deals with the application of FERPA to a student records request from ESPN.

  • Law and the Courts

    July 20, 2011

    Amicus Brief: Chicago Tribune v. The University of Illinois Board of Trustees

    Submitted to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in support of the University of Illinois. Case deals with the application of FERPA to a records request from The Chicago Tribune.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 19, 2011

    Amicus Brief: Carolyn Singh v. GWU School of Medicine and Health Science

    Submitted to the D.C. Court of Appeals in support of George Washington University. Case focuses on what defines a learning disability under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

  • Law and the Courts

    February 2, 2011

    Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Walsh v. Badger Catholic

    Submitted in support of the University of Wisconsin's petition to the U.S. Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari. The case involves the university’s decision to decline a small portion of funding requested by a student organization at UW-Madison...

  • Law and the Courts

    December 23, 2010

    Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Stanford v. Roche

    Submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of Stanford University in a case involving a statutory policy granting universities the right to retain title to inventions conceived in the course of federally funded research.

  • Law and the Courts

    August 16, 2010

    Amicus Brief: Mayo Foundation v. United States

    Submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Mayo Foundation. The case involves the Treasury Department policy that medical residents cannot be defined as student and thus are not exempt from FICA taxation, reversing a longstanding practice.

  • Law and the Courts

    April 23, 2010

    Amicus Brief: Eidlisz v. NYU

    Submitted to the New York Court of Appeals in support of New York University. The case appeals a ruling ordering NYU to grant a doctorate in dentistry despite the university's academic judgment that the student in question lacked the skill and...