July 20, 2017
Amicus brief on behalf of ACE and 19 other higher education associations to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit in support of Sacred Heart University (CT) in the bankruptcy tuition “claw back” case, Mark G. DeGiacomo v. Sacred Heart University, Inc.
March 7, 2017
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a new executive order which revokes the controversial Jan. 27, 2017, executive order that temporarily banned visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. This issue brief gives an overview of the key points of interest to higher education institutions in the new order.
June 28, 2017
The Supreme Court has kept in place a significant portion of the injunctions that have prevented enforcement of President Trump’s travel ban, but will take up the two federal appeals court rulings this fall.
July 3, 2014
Amicus brief submitted by ACE and four other higher education associations to the National Labor Relations Board in support of Northwestern in a case dealing with a regional director's decision to allow the university's football players to unionize.
April 8, 2014
ACE and a group of higher education associations filed this amicus brief in the case Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., which deals with the legality of unpaid internships.
March 28, 2014
Brief submitted to the National Labor Relations Board in a case that looks at whether a group of full-time, non-tenure-track faculty members are “managerial employees” who fall outside the scope of the National Labor Relations Act.
December 17, 2015
ACE and five other associations filed this brief with the National Labor Relations Board in the case of The New School and Student Employees at The New School – Sens UAW, involving the issue of whether graduate students serving in various graduate assistant categories at private nonprofit universities have collective bargaining rights and can unionize under the National Labor Relations Act.
December 2, 2016
This ACE Issue Brief addresses concerns such as the data Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals applicants submitted in their applications; sanctuary campuses; institutional pledges of non-cooperation; and complying with requests by federal officials for records identifying undocumented students or other community members.
Vice President and General Counsel
Student and faculty affairs; athletics; campus safety and security; intellectual property; compliance & institutional governance