Law and the Courts
October 21, 2014
Submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, this brief supports the Hotchkiss School in its appeal of a lower court ruling that awarded $41.75 million to the plaintiff for allegedly suffering a tick bite while on a study-abroad...
September 23, 2014
Comments from a coalition of five higher education associations on updating a 2011 Obama administration policy document, A Strategy for American Innovation.
September 17, 2014
Comments from ACE and a coalition of 10 higher education and library groups to the FCC in response to the agency’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on net neutrality.
Higher Education Act
September 16, 2014
Summary and analysis of the proposed Technology, Equality and Accessibility in College and Higher Education Act (TEACH Act), which is intended to ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to instructional technology used by a...
September 10, 2014
This memo is designed to educate campus staff on appropriate ways to become involved in elections, whether hosting an event or volunteering for a campaign.
September 5, 2014
Summary and analysis on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (S. 2692), introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill and cosponsors on July 30, 2014.
Letter to Sens. Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) the campus sexual assault bill introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (S. 2692).
September 4, 2014
Letter to the House in support of reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, which has helped ensure that colleges and universities can purchase sufficient affordable insurance coverage to protect against losses resulting from a terrorist...
Letter to the Senate in support of passing a permanent extension of the Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Charitable Rollover, included as part of a package of five charitable giving provisions in the America Gives More Act of 2014.
August 29, 2014
Letter to Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, on the discussion draft for the upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.