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Comment to NIST on Proposed Changes to Bayh-Dole Regulations
4/5/2021Comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology regarding proposed changes to the Bayh-Dole regulations, specifically around rights to inventions made by nonprofits and small businesses under government grant contracts and cooperative agreements.
Topic(s):
Regulation; Patents & Copyrights
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Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: NCAA v. Alston
2/8/2021ACE and 10 other associations submitted this amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of the NCAA and 11 athletics conferences in NCAA v. Alston, a case that could alter the current model of intercollegiate athletics.
Topic(s):
Athletics; Labor and Employment; Law and Courts
Type:
Amicus Brief
Issue Brief: What Do the Rules on Lobbying Congress Signify for Colleges and Universities?
1/29/2021As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, colleges and universities may be contacting federal government policymakers to discuss pandemic relief bills and other legislation. Learn more about federal lobbying disclosure laws in this updated issue brief.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
Letter to Congress in Support of the SAFE TO WORK Act
12/8/2020ACE and the higher education community urge congressional leaders to include the SAFE TO WORK Act in the next COVID-19 relief package to provide limited liability protections during the pandemic.
Topic(s):
Campus Issues; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: Supporting Lawsuit in Northern California District Court Against Trump Administration's Proposed H1-B Rule
10/30/2020ACE and 23 other associations filed this brief in the U.S. District Court for Northern District of California supporting a lawsuit against the departments of Labor and Homeland Security over the proposed H1-B rule announced Oct. 8, 2020.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; H-1B; Student Visas; Immigration and International Students
Type:
Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief: Supporting Lawsuit in DC District Court Against Trump Administration's Proposed H1-B Rule
10/30/2020ACE and 23 other associations filed this brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia supporting a lawsuit against the Department of Labor's proposed H1-B rule announced Oct. 8, 2020.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Immigration and International Students; H-1B; Student Visas
Type:
Amicus Brief
Letter in Support of Princeton in Department of Education's Anti-discrimination Investigation
9/30/2020ACE and 53 other higher education associations sent this letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos to protest the Department of Education’s investigation of Princeton University for recognizing that racism remains a significant problem in U.S. higher education.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Diversity and Inclusion; Campus Issues
Type:
Letters and Comments
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
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