Law and the Courts
July 20, 2016
ACE’s memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities can help campuses learn more about the appropriate ways to become involved in elections.
June 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has voted 4-3 to uphold the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions.
March 16, 2016
With the 2016 presidential election in full swing, ACE has reissued its memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities.
March 1, 2016
With the 2016 election in full swing, consult this memo to help educate campus adminitrators, faculty and staff on appropriate ways to become involved in elections, whether hosting an event or volunteering for a campaign.
December 9, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 9 in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), a case that focuses on UT’s limited use of race in its admissions process.
November 2, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will rehear the case on the University of Texas at Austin's diversity in admissions policy Dec. 9.
October 30, 2015
ACE and 37 other higher education associations filed this brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, as the court prepares to take a second look at UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
October 2, 2015
Comments on the Department of Education’s August 18, 2015 draft Dear Colleague Letter to institutions of higher education regarding the handling of student medical records.
September 30, 2015
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday issued a long-awaited ruling in the closely watched O’Bannon v. NCAA class-action antitrust lawsuit.