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Legal Aid joins with others on Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court

Posted November 23, 2022
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Student Loan Borrower Advocates to Nation’s Highest Court: Student Debt Relief is Lawful and Urgently Needed to Address the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland joined an historic coalition of attorneys, advocates, labor unions, and experts to file a series of amicus curiae briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Biden Administration’s student debt relief program.

This coalition, led by the Student Borrower Protection Center, Democracy Forward, and the American Federation of Teachers, filed five briefs signed by dozens of organizations, scholars, experts, and lawmakers. These briefs showcase the broad support, strong legal foundation, and urgent economic necessity underpinning President Biden’s effort to cancel student debt for 40 million Americans.

Click here to read the full press release from the Student Borrower Protection Center.

The brief by 21 legal services and borrower advocacy organizations from across the country, is available here:

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