ABA Urges Dept. Of Ed. Redo Of Loan Forgiveness Denials

Law360 (September 26, 2018, 4:43 PM EDT) -- The American Bar Association on Wednesday urged a D.C. federal judge to upend what it describes as a changed interpretation for the U.S. Department of Education's student loan forgiveness program for public service, saying civic-minded attorneys took the department at its word that their debts would be cleared.

The Education Department said it mistakenly told several lawyers working for the ABA and other nongovernment groups that they would be eligible for the program, but it never shifted its formal interpretation of public service jobs that qualify for forgiveness and responses to individual inquiries don't count as "final agency action" open to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!