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
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.