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Ex-Corinthian Students Look To Bar Fed Loan Collections

Law360, San Francisco (April 30, 2018, 6:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Education flouted federal law on agency rulemaking and violated the Privacy Act when it suddenly changed its student loan forgiveness policy, a putative class of former students of the now-defunct Corinthian College told a California federal judge Monday, arguing that without a temporary bar on the new policy, they’d be forced to choose between life necessities and loan defaults.

The students say that after a fraud investigation led to Corinthian College’s eventual closure, the Department of Education promised full discharge of their loans, but that more than 87,000 borrower defense claims...
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Case Title

Calvillo Manriquez et al v. DeVos et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-07210

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision

Judge

Sallie Kim

Date Filed

December 20, 2017

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