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Additional AGs Join Lawsuit Against NCAA Alleging Antitrust Violations

D.C. AG Brian Schwalb, Florida AG Ashley Moody, and New York AG Letitia James have joined a lawsuit brought by Tennessee AG Jonathan Skrmetti and Virginia AG Jason Miyares against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), which we previously covered, alleging that the organization’s restrictions on future student-athletes’ ability to commercially use their name, image,…

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Education Dept Discharges Student Loans for Victims of Alleged Art Institutes Deceit

Massachusetts AG Andrew Joy Campbell, Pennsylvania AG Michelle Henry, Iowa AG Brenna Bird, and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced that DOE approved $6.1 billion in automatic student loan relief for nearly 317,000 students of for-profit Art Institutes schools, which allegedly made substantial misrepresentations to students. DOE’s approval was based on a review of…

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California AG Gives an “F” to University’s Military Enrollment Tactics

California AG Rob Bonta reached a settlement with the University of Phoenix, Inc., and its parent company Apollo Education Group, Inc., to resolve claims that the University intentionally solicited servicemembers, veterans, and their family members to enroll in its programs using tactics that violated California’s Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law. According to the…

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Florida AG Takes the Field Against Atlantic Coast Conference Over Records Dispute

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody has sued the Atlantic Coast Conference, alleging that the ACC is violating the state’s Public Records Act by denying Florida State University access to media rights contracts, which the AG claims are public records and critical to FSU’s fight to leave the ACC and avoid the threatened imposition of hundreds of millions of dollars in withdrawal penalties.

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Republican AGs Take Another Bite at the Apple in Challenging Student Loan Cancellations

11 Republican AGs filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration and the Department of Education (ED) alleging that they exceeded executive and agency authority in implementing the SAVE Plan, which provides student loan borrowers with a swifter path to loan cancellation and lower monthly payments and has already resulted in loan cancellation for over 150,000 borrowers.

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