Amicus Briefs

Eastern Michigan University Settles with Expelled Counseling Student Julea Ward

Dec 12, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

Eastern Michigan University will pay $75,000 to settle a suit brought by Julea Ward, a counseling student the university expelled because of her beliefs about homosexuality.

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NAS’s California and Connecticut Affiliates File Amicus Brief in Fisher v.…

Jun 05, 2012 by Ashley Thorne |

The friend-of-the-court brief filed by the California Association of Scholars and the Connecticut Association of Scholars asks the Supreme Court to revisit the "diversity" rationale for racial preferences in college admissions.

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SCOTUS Strikes Down Raced-Based Redistricting in Texas

Jan 21, 2012 by Glenn Ricketts |

Race based legislative boundaries are banned in Texas in a case that bears on university admissions policy.

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The Right to Dissent: Reply to KC Johnson

Jan 18, 2012 by Peter Wood |

NAS president Peter Wood responds to KC Johnson's assertion that NAS's defense of counseling student Jennifer Keeton contradicted NAS's commitment to equal treatment.

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Court of Appeals Fails to Defend Freedom of Speech in Counseling Profession

Dec 20, 2011 |

A panel of three judges has ruled that Christian beliefs about homosexuality disqualified a student from pursuing a degree in counseling.

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NAS California Affiliate Introduces Amicus Brief Filed in Pending Supreme Court Case

Nov 16, 2011 by John M. Ellis |

The California Association of Scholars offers a statement on the amicus curiae brief they submitted in support of Fisher v. University of Texas, a case that challenges the use of racial preferences in university admissions.

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NAS Defends Freedom of Speech in Barnes v. Zaccari

Apr 13, 2011 by Ashley Thorne |

NAS joins a coalition of fifteen organizations to defend freedom of speech at Valdosta State University.

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NAS Supports Freedom of Speech and Conscience in Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley

Dec 10, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The National Association of Scholars (NAS) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case Keeton v. Anderson-Wiley. 

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NAS Urges Court to Rule Racial Preferences at U Texas Unconstitutional

Jan 15, 2010 by Ashley Thorne |

The NAS has signed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin.

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