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Amicus Brief to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
7/31/2020Brief submitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by the Victim Rights Law Center.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
Letter to Congressional Leaders Requesting Liability Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic
7/29/2020Letter in support of the Safe to Work Act, which provides temporary and targeted liability protections related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Law and Courts
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: President and Fellows of Harvard College and MIT v. Department of Homeland Security, ICE, et al
7/13/2020Amicus brief from ACE and 70 other higher education associations supporting the first of several legal challenges to the Trump administration’s new directive that prohibits international students from remaining in the U.S. if their colleges hold courses online-only this fall.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Immigration and International Students; Student Visas
Type:
Amicus Brief
Talking Points on COVID-19 Legislative Liability Protection
7/8/2020To safely and swiftly reopen this fall, colleges and universities require timely, temporary, and targeted federal safe harbor from liability for illness or the spread of illness when good faith efforts are made to comply with public health standards.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
Amicus Brief and Motion to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
6/24/2020Brief submitted to the District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by 18 state attorneys general.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Title IX; Campus Safety; Sexual Assault
Type:
Amicus Brief
The Need for Liability Protections for Colleges and Universities During the Pandemic
5/28/2020Letter to House and Senate leadership requesting Congress to quickly enact temporary and targeted liability protections for higher education institutions, affiliated nonprofits, and healthcare providers and facilities.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts
Type:
Letters and Comments
Talking Points on COVID-19 Legislative Liability Protection
5/28/2020To safely and swiftly reopen this fall, colleges and universities require timely, temporary, and targeted federal safe harbor from liability for illness or the spread of illness when good faith efforts are made to comply with public health standards.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
Collaboration and Information-Sharing Among Colleges and Associations in the Coronavirus Era: Antitrust Awareness
5/28/2020This issue brief offers a primer about whether, when, and how antitrust considerations should factor into information-sharing and other collaborative activities during the coming months.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
Amicus Brief to U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Harvard
5/21/2020Along with 40 other higher education associations, ACE submitted this amicus brief in support of Harvard in the challenge to the university's “holistic” admissions process.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Diversity and Inclusion
Type:
Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief: Sacerdote et al v. New York University
4/7/2020ACE filed this brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Sacerdote et al v. New York University, the first case to go to trial among 20 lawsuits challenging the management of 403(b) retirement plans.
Topic(s):
Labor and Employment; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
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