Law and the Courts
March 6, 2017
The National Association of College and University Attorneys, in cooperation with ACE, will hold a continuing legal education workshop March 29-31 in Seattle to look at issues connected to higher education discrimination law.
November 16, 2016
Amicus brief to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia concerning the applicability of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act “safe harbors” to broadband internet providers.
October 19, 2016
ACE, along with 23 higher education and independent schools associations, has submitted a brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in the so-called Hotchkiss School “tick-bite case,” a study abroad liability suit.
October 14, 2016
Amicus brief to the Connecticut Supreme Court in support of the Hotchkiss School’s position in Munn v. The Hotchkiss School.
October 5, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied requests by both parties to review last year’s federal appeals court decision in O’Bannon v. NCAA, a case involving federal antitrust laws and restrictions on the compensation of intercollegiate athletes.
September 7, 2016
This issue brief gives an overview of lawsuits filed in August 2016 against private universities alleging that they had breached their fiduciary duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act in the way they administer their 403(b)...
July 20, 2016
ACE’s memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities can help campuses learn more about the appropriate ways to become involved in elections.
June 24, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 23 issued its long-awaited decision in the second hearing of Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin (UT), voting 4-3 to uphold UT’s diversity in admissions policy.
June 23, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court has voted 4-3 to uphold the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions.
March 16, 2016
With the 2016 presidential election in full swing, ACE has reissued its memo on Political Campaign-Related Activities of and at Colleges and Universities.