TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Sep 21, 2018
A U.S. district court has found that two graduates of a Massachusetts for-profit college have standing to challenge the U.S. Department of Education’s decision that delays implementation of borrower defense regulation. That rule shifts loan repayment responsibility from the student to the school if its found that the school engaged in misconduct, The ABA Journal reports. The Obama-era regulation, designed to police for-profit colleges, was originally set to go into effect July 2017. In addition to the two students, the lawsuit was brought by 19 states and the District of Columbia.