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The math of being as lenient as possible for borrowers who are truly without fault has never been more persuasive.
BANKERS WERE THE VILLAINS OF THE LAST RECESSION. THEY CAN BE HEROES IN THIS ONEMATTHEWHEIMERDECEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Officials also introduced an unusually lenient grading policy — meant to combat a spike in failing grades as the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to upend American education.
IN SUDDEN SWITCH, LOUDOUN COUNTY IS RETURNING ALL STUDENTS TO ONLINE LEARNINGHANNAH NATANSONDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
There’s also the question of who really has the power to enforce the gendered double standard—and whether the answer is to be more lenient with female founders or to hold men to a higher standard, as I explore more in another story for Fortune today.
ARE FEMALE FOUNDERS BEING UNFAIRLY TARGETED?MARIA ASPANDECEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Being lenient back at the start of the pandemic has left them with huge numbers to make up before the end of the year.
‘PATIENCE IS THE REAL KEY HERE’: WHY ADVERTISERS ARE KEEPING CALM AS EUROPE AND U.S. ECONOMIC RECOVERIES ARE THROWN INTO EXTENDED UNCERTAINTYSEB JOSEPHNOVEMBER 5, 2020DIGIDAY
In 46 of the cases, the accused officer was given an outcome more lenient than jail time, like probation or pretrial intervention.
HOW CRIMINAL COPS OFTEN AVOID JAILBY ANDREW FORD, ASBURY PARK PRESSSEPTEMBER 23, 2020PROPUBLICA
The pressure that led to the prisoner release also laid the groundwork for more-lenient emigration policies.
THE FAILED HIJACKING THAT REMADE THE SOVIET UNIONEROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 24, 2020OZY
Usually the teacher was very lenient with Mother Wit, for of all her pupils Laura gave her the least trouble.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
Val once said he had been more sinned against than sinning: it may be deemed that in that opinion he was too lenient to himself.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A moiling, toiling man, who shows no mercy to himself, is only lenient to others by excess of reason.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
The society into which he went was disposed to be exceedingly lenient to fashionable excesses.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN

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