Law and the Courts
May 22, 2014
Statement from the Innovation Alliance and six university associations, including ACE, thanking Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for pulling the the patent troll legislation (S. 1720) from his committee's agenda.
April 28, 2014
The guidance summarizes the rules that ACE member institutions should follow to ensure compliance with federal ethics and reporting requirements when inviting a federal official as a commencement speaker, particularly if an honorary degree will be...
April 18, 2014
This brief, filed by 22 higher education and accreditation organizations including ACE, was submitted in support of AACSC in this case, which is on appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
April 3, 2014
Sent as a followup to the March 14 meeting between the task force and the higher education community to discuss how best to ensure a safe, secure environment on campuses.
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...
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).