Law and the Courts
November 16, 2016
Amicus brief to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia concerning the applicability of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act “safe harbors” to broadband internet providers.
October 19, 2016
ACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.
October 14, 2016
Amicus brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in support of the Hotchkiss School’s position in Munn v. The Hotchkiss School.
October 5, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.
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.