When Did Uncle Sam Become Ebenezer Scrooge? The U.S. Department of Education Opposed Bankruptcy Relief for a Quadriplegic Student-Loan Debtor


by Richard Fossey & Robert C. Cloud - August 29, 2014

Recently, there have been signs that the bankruptcy courts are becoming more compassionate toward people who enter the bankruptcy process burdened by student loans. Perhaps the most dramatic of these recent cases is Myhre v. U.S. Department of Education, involving a quadriplegic man who filed for bankruptcy seeking to discharge $14,000 in student loans.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 29, 2014
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17667, Date Accessed: 12/8/2019 7:13:41 PM

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