• Judge approves settlement between students, Charlotte School of Law

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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A federal judge has approved a controversial settlement between students and the now closed Charlotte School of Law.

    Students claimed they went into debt while attending but weren’t prepared to pass the bar exam.

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    The Charlotte School of Law closed down in 2017 after the American Bar Association determined the school broke accreditation standards.

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    More than 70 students objected to the settlement, saying they’d only receive a tiny fraction of the money they owe in student loans.

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