June 14, 2011
Memo from a coalition of associations urging support for the America Invents Act (H.R. 1249), the culmination of a more than 6-year effort to reform U.S. patent law.
Support the America Invents Act
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July 21, 2017
ACE filed an amicus brief this week on behalf of 19 other higher education associations in the first federal appeals court review of whether a bankruptcy trustee—charged to locate and collect an insolvent party’s assets—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.
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.