Biden suffers court setback on student loan forgiveness

From Times Higher Education: “In an initial couple of victories, a federal judge in Missouri dismissed outright one legal challenge of the forgiveness programme brought by six Republican-led states, and Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett rejected an emergency application from a taxpayer group in Wisconsin seeking to block the forgiveness programme. But a federal appeals court in Missouri then revived the six-state lawsuit late last week by granting a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocked the government from actually cancelling any loans under the programme, and scheduling arguments in the coming week on whether the prohibition should remain in place while a full trial on the matter plays out.”

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