Cases

Calvillo Manriquez v. DeVos

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.

Bauer v. DeVos and CAPPS v. DeVos

Contests the validity of the Department of Education’s delay in implementing regulations that protected students’ rights by prohibiting by prohibiting schools receiving federal funds from relying on forced arbitration agreements with their students.

Dieffenbacher v. DeVos

Challenges the government’s wage garnishment to repay a debt from Corinthian, despite Ms. Dieffenbacher’s or the borrower’s objection based on her valid borrower defense to repayment of the loan.

Villalba et al. v. ITT

Class action by former ITT Tech students in ITT’s bankruptcy proceedings. Students are the true creditors of ITT and debts from ITT are invalid.

Project on Predatory Student Lending v. Department of Justice

Challenges the federal government’s refusal to provide documents under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) about the illegal recruiting practices of Education Management Corporation (EDMC).

Williams v. DeVos

Challenges the Department of Education’s coercive collection of defaulted federal student loans from Corinthian Colleges, seizing borrowers’ tax refunds despite a pending application for discharge.

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