AAU and 23 higher education institutions submitted an amicus brief supporting The Ohio State University’s petition to the United States Supreme Court to overturn a decision issued by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals eliminating the statute of limitations for Title IX claims and extending Title IX remedies to any individual who visits a college campus.
AAU joined the American Council on Education and 38 other higher education associations in filing an amicus brief in support of Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the pending Supreme Court cases involving the use of race-conscious admissions.
AAU joined the American Council on Education and 11 other higher education associations in submitting an amicus brief to the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Johnson v. NCAA arguing that “intercollegiate athletics is not a business but rather a mosaic of programs that, at their core, enrich students’ educational experiences.” The brief urges the court to find that student-athletes in colleges are not employees, but students who receive a range of educational benefits from intercollegiate sport.
AAU, Associations File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Case on Fiduciary Duties Associated with Employee Retirement Plans
AAU joined 17 other higher education associations in submitting an amicus brief to the Supreme Court in the case of Hughes, et al. v. Northwestern University, et al.
AAU joined ACE and nine other higher education associations to file an amicus brief in NCAA v. Alston, asking the Supreme Court to overturn a ruling finding that the NCAA’s eligibility rules regarding compensation of student-athletes violate federal antitrust law
Several AAU members were part of a group of 26 colleges and universities joined an amicus brief to support the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
AAU joined ACE and 70 other higher education organizations to submit an amicus brief in a similar lawsuit filed by the National Women’s Law Center in the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts. A hearing for the case is set for September 2.
AAU joined ACE and 69 other higher education associations to file an amicus brief in support of the suit filed by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology against the recent guidance from ICE mandating that international students take in-person classes to remain in the United States in the fall.
AAU joined 24 other organizations to submit amicus briefs to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and to the federal district court in New York in support of a motion filed by attorneys general from 17 states and the District of Columbia that asked the court to delay the August 14 effective date for the Education Department’s new Title IX regulations.
AAU joined ACE and 39 other associations on an amicus brief in Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard to support Harvard’s “whole person” admissions process, including the use of race as one of many factors in reviewing applicants.