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Bankruptcy – Student Loan – 1983 Discharge Order – ‘Gap’ In Law (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court upholds a bankruptcy court’s decision that debtor’s student loan debt from 1975 was discharged in her1983 Chapter 7 case. The issue in this case is whether courts should give effect to a “gap” created by Congress, during which no law applied to exempt student loans from the discharge provisions of the ...

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