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ERIC Number: EJ552044
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0275-6072
"The Certainty of Hopelessness": Are Courts too Harsh toward Bankrupt Student Loan Debtors?
Fossey, Richard
Journal of Law and Education, v26 n3 p29-48 Jul 1997
In most cases, individuals filing for bankruptcy to discharge student loans are those who encountered difficult life circumstances, not middle-class college graduates who refused to pay for their education. Many courts have interpreted the Bankruptcy Code's "undue hardship" provisions too harshly and without compassion. (70 footnotes) (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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