Should Congress Abrogate Brunner’s Criteria for Determining “Undue Hardship” Under § 523(a)(8)?

Should Congress Abrogate Brunner’s Criteria for Determining “Undue Hardship” Under § 523(a)(8)?

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Brunner v. N.Y. State Higher Educ. Serv. Corp., 831 F.2d 395 (2d Cir. 1987); Local Loan Co. v. Hunt, 292 U.S. 234, 244 (1934); Palmer v. Student Loan Fin. Corp., 153 B.R. 888 (2d Cir. 1993); Lee v. Bd. of Higher Educ., 1 B.R. 781, 783 (2d Cir. 1979); Cheesman v. Tenn. Student Assistance Corp. (In re Cheesman), 25 F.3d 356, 359 (6th Cir. 1994); Oyler v Educ. Credit Mgmt. Corp., 397 F.3d 382 (6th Cir. 2005); Barrett v. Educ. Credit Mgmt. Corp. (In re Barrett), 487 F.3d 353, 358 (6th Cir. 2007); In re Brunner, 46 B.R. 752, 755 (2d Cir. 1985).
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Friday, March 1, 2019
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