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The Office of General Counsel provides these documents which are intended to give general information to the faculty and staff of the University. You may contact the Office of General Counsel at 713-313-7950 for specific legal questions regarding these matters.

Texas Southern University joins leading institutions to file amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin 

Heman Sweatt family files amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin

Higher Education Opportunity Act: http://www.nacua.org/documents/heoa.pdf

NACUANote - FERPA and Campus Safety:  http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/FERPA/ferpa.pdf

NACUANote - E-Discovery:  http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/Ediscovery/ediscovery.pdf

NACUANote - The Higher Education Opportunity Act I: New Reporting and Disclosure Requirements for Colleges and Universities: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/HEOA_Reporting/heoa_i_091608.pdf

NACUANote - The Higher Education Opportunity Act II: Student Lending-Related Disclosure and Reporting Requirements: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/HEOA_StudentLending/heoa_ii_020409.pdf

NACUANote - Shifting the Playing Field: The ADA Amendments Act of 2008:  http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/ADAAmendments/ADAAmendmentsAct2008.pdf

NACUANote - The False Claims Act: Recent Amendments and Their Implications for Higher Education: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/FCA/FCA.pdf

NACUANote - Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/P2P_HEOA/P2P_HEOA.pdf

NACUANote - Safety, Missing Students and Fire Reporting Requirements of the Higher Education Opportunity Act:  http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/CleryFireSafety/CleryFireSafety.pdf

NACUANote - The 2011 Clery Handbook: New Developments and Important Changes:  http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/CleryHandbook/CleryHandbook.pdf

NACUANote - OCR's "Dear Colleague" Letter on Title IX and Sexual Violence - First Steps for Compliance: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/OCR_DCL_TitleIX/OCR_DCL_TitleIX.pdf

NACUANote - OCR's "Dear Colleague" Letter on Title IX and Sexual Violence - Training Obligations: http://www.nacua.org/nacualert/docs/OCR_DCL_TitleIX_Training/OCR_DCL_TitleIX_Training.pdf

NACUA - A Primer on Academic Freedom:  http://www.nacua.org/documents/AcademicFreedomPrimer.pdf

Campus Programs for Minors / Sexual Abuse and Child Molestation Training:  http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/cpm/

Fisher v University of Texas at Austin(U S Supreme Court, Docket No. 11-345)

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