Day: March 4, 2023

Student Loan Forgiveness Debacle Has Already Cost $255 Billion in Lost Federal Revenue

Many Americans are familiar with the president’s headline efforts to cancel student debt altogether (currently awaiting consideration by the Supreme Court following legal challenges), but fewer know that the White House’s student loan forgiveness agenda, which includes several lesser known policy actions, has already cost taxpayers billions; $255 billion, to be exact. Earlier this week, […]

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Law School Rankings and the Science of Belief

“If a belief guides practical actions, it works best if it is true, but if a ‘belief’ defines a group identity then it can still work, or even work better, if it is not true.” – Neil Van Leeuwen, “The Puzzle of Belief,” Cognitive Science Vol. 47 (2023) The comments and reactions to a recent […]

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