Tag Archives: U.S. Department of Education

Key Education-Related Hearings In Federal Court the Week of January 30, 2017

The hearing on a preliminary injunction sought by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”) in ACICS v. U.S. Department of Education et al., Civil Action No. 1:16-cv-02448 (termination of recognition of accreditor for purposes of Title IV student aid) is set for Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 9:30 AM at the E. … Continue Reading

Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association: Case to Watch For Notice and Comment Rulemaking by Federal Agencies

In a closing watched case that could implicate notice-and-comment rulemaking in all federal agencies, the Supreme Court heard oral argument last week in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association.  The legal question before the court— Whether a federal agency must engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking under the Administrative Procedures Act before it can significantly alter an interpretive … Continue Reading