This Comment explores the history behind the student loan discharge exception and its ramifications for student loan debtors in bankruptcy. This Comment first provides a comprehensive overview of the student loan discharge exception and policy proposals in favor of its reform. It then analyzes the current policy proposals and ultimately sets forth a four-part proposal for reform of the discharge exception. Finally, the Comment argues that the student loan discharge exception should be reformed according to the author’s four-part proposal.
Student Loans: Path to Success or Road to the Abyss? An Argument to Reform the Student Loan Discharge Exception
Volume 89, No. 1, Fall 2016