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  • 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

    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...

  • Law and the Courts

    June 3, 2009

    Amicus Brief: O'Connell v. Chapman University

    Submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in support of Chapman University. The case involves deference that courts give academic judgment in the higher education accreditation process.

  • Law and the Courts

    August 1, 2002

    Amicus Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in University of Michigan Admissions Cases

    Amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the University of Michigan in the cases Grutter v. Bollinger and Gratz v. Bollinger.