Student Debt Relief

The Roberts Court at the Crossroads

Four key themes from the court’s recent term.

Joe Biden’s New Debt Forgiveness Plan, Explained

The Higher Education Act of 1965 is more permissive than the HEROES Act but still has limits.

Bureaucratic Wrangling Is No Substitute for Lawmaking

The histories of affirmative action and student loan forgiveness show that circumventing Congress made both programs vulnerable from the start.

Why Judicial Restraint Is Now Seen as Judicial Activism

In striking down Biden’s loan forgiveness, the Supreme Court upheld the separation of powers.

Student Debt Cancellation, Canceled

Plus: SCOTUS rules for a Christian website designer in a free speech case.

There Oughta Be a Law

Want to forgive student loans? Win more elections.

Our Best Stuff on Student Debt Relief, Ron DeSantis, and More

Plus, a false claim about Volodymyr Zelensky makes its way from Twitter to CPAC.

Getting Away With Murder, Sort Of

The dangerous marriage of elitism and populism.

Will Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Stand?

The Supreme Court considers the program Tuesday.

The Biggest Legal Flaw in Biden’s Student Loan Gambit

Courts will see right through the claim that it’s justified by the pandemic.

First Legal Challenge to Biden’s Student Loan Cancellation Emerges

Borrowers in six states could see higher tax burdens because of the debt write-off. One of them is suing the Department of Education.

Is There a Christian Case for Biden’s Debt Relief Plan?

Yes, but it’s not persuasive.

Our Best Stuff From a Very Expensive Week

Biden announces debt relief for student loans.