On September 6, Professor Philip G. Schrag, Delaney Family Professor of Public Interest Law at Georgetown University, will present "The New World of Student Loan Repayment Forgiveness." His presentation will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Ceremonial Court Room. A reception will follow the presentation.
This event is free and open to the UM Community, but registration is required. RSVP online.
Can't attend in person? Watch Prof. Schrag's presentation here on the day of the event.
Before joining the Georgetown Law faculty in 1981, Professor Schrag was assistant counsel to the NAACP Legal Defense Educational Fund, the Consumer Advocate of the City of New York, a professor at Columbia University Law School, and Deputy General Counsel of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, from which he received a Meritorious Honor Award in 1981.
He has written dozens of articles on student loan repayment, consumer protection law, nuclear arms control, political asylum, and other topics for law journals and popular publications.
He is the author, or co-author, of fourteen books, including REPAY AS YOU EARN (Bergin & Garvey 2002), which proposed a federal public service loan forgiveness law, an idea that became law in 2007.
Other books include REFUGEE ROULETTE: DISPARITIES IN ASYLUM ADJUDICATION AND PROPOSALS FOR REFORM (with Professors Jaya Ramji-Nogales and Andrew I. Schoenholtz) (N.Y.U. Press 2009), ASYLUM DENIED (with David Ngaruri Kenney) (University of California Press 2008) and the innovative professional responsibility textbook ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN THE PRACTICE OF LAW (with Professor Lisa G. Lerman) (Aspen Publishers, 3d ed. 2012).