Law and the Courts
April 2, 2014
Letter from a coalition of higher education and other groups working on patent issues to Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) on the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013.
March 31, 2014
Comments to the Department of Justice (DOJ) in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the DOJ regulations that implement Titles II and III of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to incorporate changes made by the ADA Amendments...
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.
February 28, 2014
Letter in response to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault’s request for input on how best to ensure safe, secure campus environments.
January 28, 2014
Statement submitted to the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet for the Jan. 28 hearing on the "Scope of Fair Use.
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.
December 11, 2013
Sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee to communicate the views of the higher education community on the Patent Transparency and Improvements Act (S. 1720).
November 8, 2013
Sent to the House Judiciary Committee to communicate the views of the higher education community on The Innovation Act (H.R. 3309).
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.
September 23, 2013
This paper from the College Board's Access & Diversity Collaborative gives an overview of the upcoming Supreme Court case, Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.