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From precarious to dire: The financial state of student-loan borrowers following the COVID-19 pandemic

This article is part of a symposium on the upcoming arguments in Biden v. Nebraska and Department of Education v. Brown. A preview of the cases is here. Randi Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO. At the heart of the Sup

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When the president takes lawmaking matters into his own hands, the court must step in

This article is part of a symposium on the upcoming arguments in Biden v. Nebraska and Department of Education v. Brown. A preview of the cases is here. Elizabeth Slattery is a senior legal fellow at Pacific Legal Foundation, a nonprofit legal organizatio

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Justices narrow bankruptcy relief from debts incurred by fraud

Wednesday’s unanimous decision in Bartenwerfer v. Buckley took a straightforward and matter-of-fact approach, holding that the text of the Bankruptcy Code bars a discharge of Kate Bartenwerfer’s obligation to pay a debt incurred by the fraud of another. T

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Prosecutor Rips Biglaw Billing Practices While Downgrading Manslaughter Charges Against Alec Baldwin

Sick burn by the charging prosecutor in this celebrity case. The post Prosecutor Rips Biglaw Billing Practices While Downgrading Manslaughter Charges Against Alec Baldwin appeared first on Above the Law.

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