The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has affirmed a $2.65 million class action settlement between the now-closed Charlotte School of Law and former students—some of whom had appealed the deal because they said it was not enough.

It would have taken more than $100 million to even refund a year of tuition for all the students who were unable to complete their law degrees, their attorneys argued. But those who brokered the agreement said they pulled in every dollar on the table.

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