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MIT joins in amicus brief

March 2016

In late February, MIT joined an amicus brief with several other IVY Plus institutions.

Reporting Federal Lobbying Activities

January 2016

Everyone at MIT has the right to engage with our political system when acting for him or herself. However, if the engagement is of a certain type and you are acting on behalf of MIT, this activity is subject to reporting and other requirements of the Lobbying Disclosure Act (the “Act”), 2 U.S.C. § 1605.

MIT joins in Supreme Court amicus brief

December 2015

MIT and 12 peer institutions filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. University of Texas. The court heard arguments in the case on Dec. 9.  You can find the transcript here.

New legal resource for students

September 2015

On September 9, 2015 President Rafael Reif announced to the MIT Community the creation of two law clinics to assist MIT students with their legal needs. The clinics, which are the result of a collaboration between Boston University School of Law and MIT, are a much-needed legal resource for MIT students.