Villalba v. Navient

Former ITT student Jorge Villalba and his mother, Alicia Villalba, filed this lawsuit against Navient (formerly Sallie Mae), holder of Jorge and Alicia’s private student loan debt from ITT.

Pratt v. Cardona

This case challenges the partial relief methodology for borrower defense introduced by the Department of Education in December 2019. The partial relief rule applies to people whose borrower defense applications are granted because their school cheated them.

Britt v. Florida Career College

Lawsuit against Florida Career College (FCC), a Florida-based for-profit college chain that has been systematically targeting Black students and selling a predatory product using false representations and high-pressure sales tactics.

NYLAG v. Cardona

Project on Predatory Student Lending and Public Citizen Litigation Group filed this case on behalf of New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) against the Department of Education, challenging the Department’s 2019 borrower defense rule.

Vara v. Cardona

Lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on behalf of 7,200 former Corinthian Colleges students in Massachusetts demanding that the Department grant the Massachusetts Attorney General’s borrower defense application and cancel the students’ fraudulent loans.

Sweet v. Cardona

Challenges the Department of Education’s refusal to process borrower defense claims.

Project & NSLDN v. Department of Education (ACICS Part II Submission)

Requests documents ACICS submitted to the Department of Education to petition for continued recognition as a national accreditor.

Calvillo Manriquez v. Cardona

Class action challenging the federal government’s failure to discharge tens of thousands of student loans from Corinthian College discharge applicants whom the government already deemed entitled to discharges and the government’s decision to require some class members to pay a substantial portion of these fraudulent loans.

Colon v. DeVos

Asks a court to declare that student loan debt from Sanford-Brown Institute, a for-profit college determined to have violated New York state consumer protection laws, is invalid and not enforceable.

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Amicus Briefs

The Project on Predatory Student Lending supports the litigation of others defending students against the predatory for-profit school industry.