Veterans Education Success serves as a solo amicus in a case regarding the rights of whistleblowers under the federal False Claims Act:
- Court recognition of Veterans Education Success’ amicus curiae filing (Oct. 2017) (here)
- Stephens Institute’s Reply Brief (Sept. 2017) (here)
- Motion for permission to file amicus brief (Aug. 9, 2017) (here)
- Amicus brief filed with the 9th Circuit (Aug. 7, 2017) (here)
Veterans Education Success has filed amicus briefs to protect Public Service Loan Forgiveness – which is important to veterans and servicemembers and to recruiting and retention by VA, the Armed Forces, and veterans organizations – and to oppose loan servicers’ active misrepresentations to students about Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
- Reavis v. PHEAA (here)
- Lawson-Ross v. Great Lakes Higher Education Corp. (Dec. 10, 2018) (here). In April 2020, the 11th Circuit Court agreed with us! (here)
Veterans Education Success helped ITT Tech and Corinthian students, working closely with several hundred individuals to file claims with the Court.
We also supported lawyers at Harvard Law School’s Project on Predatory Student Lending, who represent a class of all 750,000 former ITT Tech students (including veterans) who attended in the last 10 years:
- ITT Class Action Settlement: US Court awards financial recompense to ITT students (Jan. 2018) (here). Students win $168 million in student debt cancellation (June 2019) (here)
- ITT Tech Student Class Complaint (Jan. 2017) (here)
- Veterans Education Success President Carrie Wofford’s Affidavit (here)
- US Securities & Exchange Commission rejects settlement terms for ITT Tech Executives who defrauded investors (Aug. 2017) (here)
Veterans Education Success has joined multiple amici curiae (“friend of the court”) briefs to protect the rights of students, including:
- To protect the Gainful Employment rule at the US Department of Education that weeds out poor performing career college programs