High Court Declines Student Loan Dischargeability Fight

Law360 (June 28, 2021, 3:58 p.m. EDT) – The United States Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a debtor seeking to have her student loans canceled in bankruptcy, ensuring that the status quo of no release for these loans remain intact for the time being.

In a summary order, the High Court declined to hear the case of Kathryn M. Conti, who asked judges to resolve a split between the country’s circuit courts over whether a student loan is presumed non-dischargeable, as indicated. in the 2004 Supreme Court decision in Tennessee Student Assistance Corp. v. Hood.

“Assuming that the statements of this Court …

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