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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday unanimously agreed that colleges may pay some education-related benefits to college athletes despite NCAA rules to the contrary.
Jun 21, 2021 12:35 PM CDT
ABA president: Hate speech legitimizes intolerance
ABA President Patricia Lee Refo said Tuesday the association is “deeply troubled” by recent hate speech directed at Jewish, LGBTQ, Asian American and Muslim…
Jun 16, 2021 3:45 PM CDT
Following the U.S. Department of Education recently pulling federal financial aid at the Florida Coastal School of Law, a teach-out plan has been approved, with current students finishing courses at other ABA-approved law schools.
Jun 9, 2021 11:40 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice is opposing an attempt by Christian colleges to intervene in a lawsuit by asserting that it can defend a religious exemption that allows the schools to discriminate against LGBTQ students.
Jun 9, 2021 11:25 AM CDT
The ABA is asking the Biden administration to take steps to relieve the burden of student loan debt, including by suspending or forgiving some of the debt. In a June 8 letter
, ABA President Patricia Lee Refo said the association appreciates congressional efforts to resolve the problem.
Jun 9, 2021 10:22 AM CDT
The American Civil Liberties Union, long known for its support of the First Amendment, is dealing with internal dissension over defense of hate speech.
Jun 8, 2021 3:04 PM CDT
Third-year Stanford Law School student Nicholas Wallace was informed on the last day of classes that the school was placing a hold on his degree as it investigated a complaint about his satirical flyer promoting a fake insurrection event sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Jun 3, 2021 10:12 AM CDT
A lawyer who has been pursuing relief for student borrowers in bankruptcy court has decided to run for Congress in 2022 on a platform that includes reforming rules for cancellation of such debt.
Jun 1, 2021 4:18 PM CDT
Judge rules against courtroom prayer program
A federal judge in Texas has ruled against a Texas justice of the peace in a suit claiming that he violated the establishment clause…
May 24, 2021 3:21 PM CDT
For the second time in a month, the council and an executive committee of the ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has rejected a teach-out plan submitted by the Florida Coastal School of Law.
May 19, 2021 3:26 PM CDT
The U.S. Department of Education on Thursday rejected a request to reinstate the Florida Coastal School of Law’s federal financial aid.
May 13, 2021 2:36 PM CDT
A proposed teach-out plan from the Florida Coastal School of Law, which the ABA directed it to file in April, after the for-profit school lost access to federal student aid, has been rejected.
Apr 27, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday accepted a First Amendment case involving a college trustee who was censured after criticizing board actions and filing multiple lawsuits against the body.
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
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
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