Academics

Consumer Protection - LAW 628

3 Hours

A survey of state and federal consumer protection law. Topics treated include fraud, unfair or deceptive sales practices, consumer credit, insurance, leases, and consumer protection in payment systems. Federal laws examined include Truth in Lending, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, RICO, and the regulation of consumer credit practices by the Federal Trade Commission. Class action litigation and arbitration are also studied.

Spring 2012 Section 001
Professor Maurice Shevin
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Spring 2013 Section 001
Professor Maurice Shevin
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Spring 2014 Section 001
Professor Maurice Shevin
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