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Student Loans: Next Financial Crisis?
Date: 04/16/2014
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Consumer Law
Experience Level: New Development
MCLE Credit: 2.0 IL MCLE
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With total student loan debt approaching $1.2 trillion nationally, it now exceeds all other forms of U.S. consumer debt. Despite its ability to curtail economic growth, student loan debt provides the fewest consumer protections than any other type of debt. Come learn the types of problems student loan borrowers face, current limitations in combatting those problems, and borrowers' rights. Specifically, this program will address:
  • Nuts and bolts of student loans
  • Student loan consumer protections
  • Abuses in the student loan industry
  • Student loans in the for-profit schools context

Hon. Lisa Madigan, IL Attorney General

Deanne Loonin, National Consumer Law Center
Sam Levine, Asst Attorney General, IL AG's Office
Brad Middleton, Legislative Correspondent, U.S. Senate, Senator Durbin

Vaishali Rao, Asst Attorney General, IL AG's Office; Vice-Chair, CBA Consumer Law Committee

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