Student Loan Law Experts in D.C. for Feb. 28 Hearing and “People’s Rally in Support of Student Debt Cancellation”
WASHINGTON — Student loan law experts from the National Consumer Law Center will be in attendance and available for comment during the “People’s Rally in Support of Student Debt Cancellation” in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on the morning of Feb. 28. The rally will take place during oral arguments in two cases challenging President Biden’s landmark student debt relief.
- Abby Shafroth, an attorney with the National Consumer Law Center and Director of its Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project, will attend the arguments at the Supreme Court and will be available for comment after the arguments outside the court. Shafroth is a nationally recognized expert in student loan law and one of the authors of NCLC’s Student Loan Law treatise.
- NCLC student loan attorneys Kyra Taylor, Alpha Taylor, and Anna Anderson will be available for comment throughout the morning as they stand with borrowers at the People’s Rally for Student Debt Cancellation.
- Ten minutes after oral arguments end, a press conference coordinated by Student Borrower Protection Center ([email protected]) will feature: Abby Shafroth; Persis Yu, Managing Counsel and Deputy Executive Director at Student Borrower Protection Center; Josh Rovenger, Senior Attorney in the Economic Justice Practice Group at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and fellow at Student Borrower Protection Center; and Jeffrey Dubner, Deputy Legal Director at Democracy Forward.
What: The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two cases challenging the Biden Administration’s student debt cancellation plan, Biden v. Nebraska and Department of Education v. Brown. During and after the arguments, a diverse coalition of advocacy organizations will hold the People’s Rally for Student Debt Cancellation in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Where: U.S. Supreme Court, 1 First St NE, Washington, DC 20543
When: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from approximately 8 am – 12 pm ET