1079 ABA Journal Education Law articles.
Apr 27, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
Apr 26, 2021 12:35 PM CDT
People with law school loans could benefit if President Joe Biden authorizes a plan to forgive all or a portion of student debt, but it could exclude those who owe private lenders and impose limits based on income, experts say.
Apr 12, 2021 11:25 AM CDT
Student loan payoff program draws homebuyers to Illinois
Illinois is drawing homebuyers to the state with a $25 million SmartBuy program that helps pay off student loans and provides a loan of $5,000 for a down payment or closing costs.
Apr 7, 2021 3:21 PM CDT
As Florida Coastal tries to get student loan funds reinstated, ABA seeks teach-out plan
The U.S. Department of Education has terminated the Florida Coastal School of Law’s access to federal student financial aid, and the for-profit school has been directed to file a teach-out plan with the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
Apr 6, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
Chemerinsky: SCOTUS weighs whether freedom of speech applies to students off campus using social media
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its last oral arguments of the term in April, and it will finish with a First Amendment case of potential great importance. Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. involves whether a student can be punished for speech on social media over the weekend.
Apr 1, 2021 9:07 AM CDT
A rapidly growing number of lawyers have been chosen to lead higher education institutions during an era when experts say the job has become much more difficult because of the ever-increasing regulatory demands and crises presidents must confront.
Apr 1, 2021 3:30 AM CDT
Reluctant trial witnesses should disclose vaccination status to judge, motion says
Witnesses who want to avoid in-person testimony at an upcoming trial should disclose their vaccination status and explain their bid to testify remotely, according to a motion filed in a suit alleging retirement-plan mismanagement.
Mar 31, 2021 12:15 PM CDT
Prof who refused to use transgender student’s preferred pronouns can pursue suit, 6th Circuit rules
The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a First Amendment lawsuit by a public college professor in Ohio who violated school policy by refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns.
Mar 31, 2021 12:00 PM CDT
Five law schools repeated last year’s results when they snagged the top spots in rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report. The same schools took the top spots in the 2021 rankings, but there were some small changes in the top 14 list.
Mar 30, 2021 12:01 AM CDT
Education Department announces plan it claims will help scammed students discharge school debt
A 2019 U.S. Department of Education policy on student debt discharge, which raised the burden of proof for applicants claiming that they were misled by their schools and put in place a plan that only granted partial relief for some, was rescinded Thursday.
Mar 19, 2021 9:05 AM CDT
Federal judge rules ERA ratified too late
U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras of the District of Columbia has ruled that the last three states to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment…
Mar 8, 2021 3:40 PM CST
Mar 8, 2021 11:45 AM CST
4th Circuit rules for school that nixed child’s essay on acceptance of transgender people
A federal appeals court has ruled for an elementary school that removed a 10-year-old girl's essay on acceptance of transgender people from an essay collection placed in the classroom and distributed to parents.
Mar 4, 2021 2:50 PM CST
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