In December 2010, then-Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel Stack certified a class action against Sanford-Brown College (Collinsville). Judge Stack certified a class action on claims that Sanford-Brown College violated the Illinois Private Business and Vocational Schools Act and the Illinois Consumer Fraud Act. Order on Plaintiffs’ Motion for Class Certification. Sanford-Brown College is now fighting the class certification at the Illinois Court of Appeals.
The Court of Appeals is set to hear oral arguments in the case on October 4, 2011.