Law and the Courts
July 10, 2014
A group of higher education and library organizations, including ACE, have released a set of principles expressing that network neutrality protections are essential to protecting freedom of speech, educational achievement and economic growth.
July 9, 2014
A group of associations, including ACE, sent this letter to the leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade in support of the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters (TROL) Act of 2014.
June 25, 2014
Letter from ACE President Molly Corbett Broad to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions in advance of the June 26 hearing, “Sexual Assault on Campus: Working to Ensure Student Safety.”
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.