July 15, 2011
Summary of U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s July 2011 ruling on Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities v. Arne Duncan, which struck down a portion of the Education Department's state authorization regulation.
Summary of District Court Ruling on State Authorization
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September 19, 2017
ACE and 29 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case examining President Trump's second attempt to ban refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries.
July 21, 2017
ACE filed an amicus brief in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee should be able to force an institution that has received payments from a parent for a child’s education to give that money back to the insolvent parent’s bankruptcy trustee.
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.
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 05, 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.