With Its Student Loan Decision, the Court Again Limits Agency Authority
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In its last decision of the term, the Supreme Court invalidated the Biden Administration’s student debt relief plan, which was announced in August 2022 following COVID-19-driven loan repayment pauses by both the Trump and Biden Administrations. The plan would have eliminated debt of up to $10,000—or $20,000 for Pell grant recipients—for approximately 43 million borrowers.
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Shaw, Katherine A. and Schneider, Crawford, "With Its Student Loan Decision, the Court Again Limits Agency Authority" (2023). Online Publications. 91.