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Good News For PSLF: ABA Victory Against Department of Education

On February 22, 2019, the District Court issued its opinion, finding the “U.S. Department of Education changed its interpretation of Public Service Loan Forgiveness regulation, it did not adhere to notice standards mandated under the Administrative Procedure Act, and those more »

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Update on ABA lawsuit against Department of Education

The lawsuit has taken an interesting turn with the ABA asserting the court should take judicial notice of 3 e-mails between FedLoan Servicing employees. These emails were obtained under FOIA requests and apparently, took 2 years and a court order more »

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Sneak Peek: Department of Education PSLF Decision-Making

From the ongoing litigation between the ABA and Department of Education (ED), we’re able to get a glance at the ED’s internal PSLF decision-making process. In the ABA’s most recently filed Memo 08.21.17, we see that FedLoan Servicing will e-mail the more »

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Lawyers Sue Department of Education for PSLF

On December 20, 2016, the American Bar Association (ABA), a very powerful lawyer organization filed suit against the Department of Education for retroactively denying lawyers eligibility under PSLF. The ABA is a professional membership organization for lawyers that does a lot of more »

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PSLF Statistics

Since PSLF is a relatively new program, we have had to guess at the number of student borrowers who will eventually benefit. Now we have some solid statistics from the Federal Student Aid Data Center. We’re pleased to see so more »

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