Law and the Courts
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.
August 30, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Schuette v. the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, urging justices to strike down the state of Michigan’s ban on the consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions decisions.
June 4, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in the case Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library, in which the Authors Guild is charging that the digital repository is violating copyright by making some of its members’ work...
May 29, 2013
In October 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit overturned a lower court ruling in the case Oregon State University (OSU) Student Alliance v. Ray. The lower court had dismissed a complaint brought by a group of students after their...
April 25, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in support of Georgia State University in a case that looks at whether the non-profit educational use of small excerpts of academic books as e-reserves to enrich classroom teaching are...
March 13, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in a case that will decide what an employee must prove in order to prevail on a claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act that his employer...
February 15, 2013
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by ACE and six other higher education associations in support of the University of Oregon in University of Oregon v. Monica Emeldi. The university is asking the Supreme Court to review an appellate...
October 25, 2012
This brief was submitted in support of Ball State University (IN) by a coalition of higher education associations, including ACE, and firms from the Higher Education Council of the Employment Law Alliance. In Vance v. Ball State, the court is...
August 13, 2012
Amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Fisher v. University of Texas, which deals with the university's admissions policy.
July 24, 2012
ACE submitted this brief to the National Labor Relations Board as it decides whether to allow private college graduate students to unionize in two cases involving New York University.