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Our Publications

The Student Loan Law Initiative was founded in 2018 with a goal of increasing research into all aspects of educational debt and its consequences. This is a list of publications SLLI has sponsored or that have been authored by its leadership.

2024

Legal Memo

Student Loan Law Initiative, The Department of Education’s “Waiver” Authority and Financial Hardship (Jan. 30, 2024), https://www.slli.org/hardship-waiver-memo.

2023

Research Report

Sultana Fouzia, Dalié Jiménez, and Jonathan Glater, Student Loans in California: A Narrative of Racial Inequality (2023).

2023

Research Report

Sultana Fouzia, Marshall Steinbaum, Dalié Jiménez, and Jonathan Glater, Financial Hardship Among Student Borrowers (2023).

2023

Research Report

Dalié Jiménez, Jonathan Glater, and Sultana Fouzia, Student Loan Payment Pause: Assessing Financial Distress in California (2023).

2022

Research Report

Charlie Eaton, Jonathan Glater, Laura Hamilton & Dalié Jiménez, Creditor Colleges: Canceling Debts that Surged during COVID-19 for Low-Income Students (2022).

2021

Legal Memo

Kate Bulger & Doug Lewis, Memorandum: Income Share Agreements and the DFPI (2021).

2021

Legal Memo

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2021

Law Review Article

Kate Sablosky Elengold & Jonathan Glater, The Sovereign Shield, (2021).

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

Bethany Lilly & John Whitelaw, Revisiting Relief for Borrowers with Disabilities (2021).

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2021

Revising Debt Relief Series

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

2020

Law Review Article

Matthew A. Bruckner, The Forgotten Stewards of Higher Education Quality, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 1 (2020).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

Eileen Connor & Toby Merrill, Relief for Borrowers with a Defense to Repayment (2020).

2020

Law Review Article

Deanne Loonin, Illusory Due Process: The Broken Student Loan Hearing System, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 173 (2020).

2020

Law Review Article

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

Michael Pierce & Rebecca Maurer, Relief for Public Service Workers (2020).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

John Whitelaw & Bethany Lilly, Relief for Borrowers with Disabilities (2020).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

2020

Law Review Article

Dalié Jiménez & Jonathan Glater, Student Debt is a Civil Rights Issue: The Case for Debt Relief and Higher Education Reform, 55 C.L. L. Rev. (Forthcoming).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

2020

Law Review Article

Prentiss Cox, Judith Fox & Stacey Tutt, Forgotten Borrowers: Protecting Private Student Loan Borrowers Through State Law, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 43 (2020).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

Rye Salerno & Erik Manukyan, Relief for Borrowers with a Disqualifying Status (2020).

2020

Delivering on Debt Relief Series

Michael Saunders, Relief for Servicemembers and Veterans (2020).

2020

Law Review Article

David S. Rubenstein, State Regulation of Federal Contractors: Three Puzzles of Procurement Preemption, 11 U.C. Irvine L. Rev. 207 (2020).

2018

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, The Sequential Movement Challenge of Higher Education Access, 5 Belmont L. Rev. 1 (2018).

2018

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, Law and the Conundrum of Higher Education Quality, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1211 (2018).

2017

Law Review Article

Alexei Alexandrov & Dalié Jiménez, Lessons from Bankruptcy Reform in the Private Student Loan Market, 11 Harv. L. & Pol'y Rev. 175 (2017).

2015

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, Student Debt and Higher Education Risk, 103 Cal. L. Rev. 1561 (2015).

2015

Book Chapter

Xiaoling Ang & Dalié Jiménez, Private Student Loans and Bankruptcy: Did Four-Year Undergraduates Benefit from the Increased Collectability of Student Loans, in Student Loans and the Dynamics of Debt 175 (2015).

2015

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, Student Debt and the Siren Song of Systemic Risk (UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 85, 2015).

2013

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, The Unsupportable Cost of Variable Pricing of Student Loans, 70 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 2137 (2013).

2011

Law Review Article

2006

Law Review Article

Jonathan Glater, A Broad View of Access, 39 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 759 (2006).

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