Labor and Employment
April 8, 2014
ACE and a group of higher education associations filed this amicus brief in the case Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., which deals with the legality of unpaid internships.
March 28, 2014
Brief submitted to the National Labor Relations Board in a case that looks at whether a group of full-time, non-tenure-track faculty members are “managerial employees” who fall outside the scope of the National Labor Relations Act.
Law and the Courts
December 13, 2013
Submitted to the Virginia Supreme Court in support of the University of Virginia in a case dealing with the protection of various documents and emails relating to former U.Va. Professor Michael Mann’s climate change research.
October 31, 2013
ACE and a group of 41 higher education associations submitted this brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in the ongoing diversity in admissions case, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.
August 30, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Schuette v. the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, urging justices to strike down the state of Michigan’s ban on the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
June 4, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library, in which the Authors Guild is charging that the digital repository is violating copyright by making some of its members’ work...
May 29, 2013
In October 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturned a lower court ruling in the case Oregon State University (OSU) Student Alliance v. Ray. The lower court had dismissed a complaint brought by a group of students after their...
April 25, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in support of Georgia State University in a case that looks at whether the non-profit educational use of small excerpts of academic books as e-reserves to enrich classroom teaching are...
March 13, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in a case that will decide what an employee must prove in order to prevail on a claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that his employer...
February 15, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by ACE and six other higher education associations in support of the University of Oregon in University of Oregon v. Monica Emeldi. The university is asking the Supreme Court to review an appellate...