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  • Law and the Courts

    October 21, 2014

    Amicus Brief: Munn v. The Hotchkiss School

    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...

  • STEM

    September 23, 2014

    Comments on A Strategy for American Innovation

    Comments from a coalition of five higher education associations on updating a 2011 Obama administration policy document, A Strategy for American Innovation.

  • Law and the Courts

    September 17, 2014

    Comments to the FCC on Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

    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

    Analysis of the 2014 TEACH Act

    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...

  • Law and the Courts

    September 10, 2014

    Memo: Political Campaign Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities

    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.

  • Law and the Courts

    September 5, 2014

    Summary: The Campus Accountability and Safety Act

    Summary and analysis on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA) (S. 2692), introduced by Sen. Claire McCaskill and cosponsors on July 30, 2014.

  • Law and the Courts

    September 5, 2014

    Comments on the Campus Accountability and Safety Act

    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 on Reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

    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...

  • Tax Policy

    September 4, 2014

    Letter to the Senate on the IRA Charitable Rollover

    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.

  • Higher Education Act

    August 29, 2014

    Comments on the Harkin Higher Education Act Reauthorization Discussion Draft

    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.