Cases

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.

Sweet v. Cardona

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

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.

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.

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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Amicus Briefs

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