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American Bar Association PSLF Case Gets Moving

The ABA is continuing its fight against the Department of Education, filing a preliminary injunction on September 11, 2018. The injunction will stop the Department of Education from using its “changed interpretation” of PSLF and reinstate the ABA as a 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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President Trump and Future of PSLF

Since President Trump has been in office, we have seen a rise in concerns of the future PSLF. We do not believe PSLF will be retroactively eliminated, for a number of reasons, some of which we blogged about earlier. We 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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