Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Florida Woman Files Notice to ‘F*** This Court’
Florida Woman Files Notice to ‘F*** This Court’
Attorney Permanently Disbarred for Grievous Behavior
Attorney Permanently Disbarred for Grievous Behavior
Loretta Lynch Becomes First African American Female Attorney General
Loretta Lynch Becomes First African American Female Attorney General
Rogue Man Arrested as Major Cause of 2010’s Flash Crash
Rogue Man Arrested as Major Cause of 2010’s Flash Crash
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

ABA’s Loan Relief Proposal for Law Graduates Rejected by Congress View Count: 138

Despite recent efforts from the American Bar Association to help recent law school graduates defer their student loans, neither the Obama administration nor Congress have gone along with the ABA’s proposal.

Carolyn Lamm, ABA President, said last week that the association will keep pushing by building support for student loan relief for recent graduates.

The ABA has been lobbying the Obama administration in response to the growing debt of recent graduates who have been unable to find jobs because of the recession.

Lamm says that she and other ABA officials have met with aides on Capitol Hill, at the U.S. Department of Education and in the White House to press their case, so far without success. She goes on to say that while they are interested in education and in helping, they have yet to find a solution.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




ABA’s Loan Relief Proposal for Law Graduates Rejected by Congress by

  • Anonymous

    Lobbying Congress and The White House for a handout is a waste of time.

    The ABA could immediately help America’s unemployed and underemployed attorneys by (1) pulling the accreditation of 25 law schools and (2) barring law firms from outsourcing legal work to India. America doesn’t need 225 law schools, and the ABA-enabled outsourcing of America’s legal work doesn’t help the ABA’s rank-and-file members.

Tagged: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted by on December 28, 2009. Filed under Home,Law School News,Legal News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

 

 

Job of the Day
Real Estate Paralegal
USA-TX-San Antonio
Fantastic opportunity to handle sophisticated commercial real estate transactions covering the buying, selling, developing, and leasing of raw land, established developments, and related commercial re...


Apply now

Related Posts: