Advocates, Experts Predict Chaos for Students, Colleges, and the Economy Should the High Court Defang the Federal Consumer Watchdog
ADVISORY | WASHINGTON, D.C.— In advance of next month’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in Consumer Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Association of America, Limited, the Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC) will host a virtual press briefing.
This event will take place at 12:00PM ET/9:00AM PT on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, and will feature on-the-record remarks from a panel of experts who will outline the stakes for students, student loan borrowers, young consumers, colleges, and the economy should the right-wing Supreme Court majority strike down the decade-old law establishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Speakers (subject to change):
- Mike Pierce, SBPC Executive Director and a former Deputy Assistant Director of the CFPB
- Persis Yu, SBPC Deputy Executive Director and nationally recognized expert on student loan law
- Daliė Jimėnez, Professor of Law at UC Irvine Law School, Co-Director of the UC Student Loan Law Initiative and member of the founding staff at the CFPB
What: Virtual press briefing offering context and legal analysis previewing arguments in CFPB v. CFSA
When: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at 12:00PM ET/9:00AM PT
About Student Borrower Protection Center
The Student Borrower Protection Center (SBPC) is a nonprofit organization focused on alleviating the burden of student debt for millions of Americans. The SBPC engages in advocacy, policymaking, and litigation strategy to rein in industry abuses, protect borrowers’ rights, and advance economic opportunity for the next generation of students.