The Department only seems to use its compromise power in a very narrow set of cases, but there are signs that the zeitgeist may be shifting.
New regulations governing student debt leave too much power concentrated with Education officials.
Reluctance by Education officials to exercise their debt cancellation powers unfairly punishes students.
Federal officials should reorient themselves around students’ best interests instead of departmental budgets.
Despite the breadth of the Department of Educations’s debt-cancellation powers, it has failed to employ its powers to their fullest extent.
The agency’s proposal to streamline student loan forgiveness claims is laudable, with its potential for a fairer, more efficient process.
Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.
State authorities revamp day care regulations to meet federal standards and remain eligible for funding.
Compliance classes should differ depending on students’ career paths and types of risks the class addresses.
Addressing how policy and law influence regulation is a critical—and overlooked—part of regulatory curriculum.
Compliance should be incorporated into administrative law as well as offered as a separate upper-class course.
Legal scholars present new ways to teach students regulatory law against the backdrop of an expanding regulatory state.