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Consumer Law

Author : John A. Spanogle
ISBN : 0314277390
Genre : Law
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Cases and Materials on Consumer Law (4th ed.) retains its comprehensive coverage and has been completely updated to reflect new developments in the dynamic field of consumer law, including: * Internet marketing, ad substantiation, celebrity and other testimonials * Consumer credit regulation, and the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau * Consumer privacy, online marketing and tracking * Emerging payment systems - e.g., credit, debit and stored value cards * Remedies -latest U.S. Supreme Court developments on consumer arbitration * Predatory lending ("capstone" chapter), the legal fallout from the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis This text contains a balance of cases, problems that reflect modern situations, and notes with discussion questions and references to the latest consumer protection scholarship. An updated teacher's manual and a new statutory supplement, entitled Selected Consumer Statutes, are available, also.

Unfair Trade Practices And Consumer Protection

Author : Glen E. Weston
ISBN : STANFORD:36105044540222
Genre : Law
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Modern Consumer Law

Author : Katherine Porter
ISBN : 9781454860853
Genre : Law
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Modern Consumer Law is a lively, concise, problem-focused text on contemporary consumer law. It is the only text on the market conceptualized after Dodd-Frank and its creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The book takes a functional approach to consumer law, looking at types of transactions such as mortgages as well as kinds of laws such as disclosure rules. It examines core theoretical questions in an accessible way, revealing consumer law as a series of statutes built on the common law foundations of contract and tort. Organized into 28 class-sized assignments, the book is easy to adapt to a teacher’s preferences in terms of focus and class credits. The problems provide students with the opportunity to apply statutes to realistic situations and ask them to consider the perspectives of consumers, businesses, and lawmakers. Katherine Porter is a national expert in consumer law and a co-author of Wolter Kluwer’s The Law of Debtors and Creditors.

Consumer Protection Law

Author : Geraint Howells
ISBN : 9781351949279
Genre : Law
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This fully revised and updated second edition of Consumer Protection Law introduces the reader to the substantive law of consumer protection in the United Kingdom, the emphasis being on the place of United Kingdom law within an evolving European legal system and also on the need to draw upon comparative experience. The book not only seeks to place consumer protection in its purely black-letter context but also draws upon wider readings to show that consumer protection law is a complex area of law which reflects and shapes the individual citizen's position within the modern economy.

Problems And Materials On Consumer Law

Author : Douglas J. Whaley
ISBN : 1454881232
Genre : Law
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Whaley's Consumer Law, Eighth Edition is a concise, clear, and accessible problem-oriented casebook that takes students through the main issues of consumer law: deceptive practices, product quality, and consumer credit. The book employs a popular problems approach-- enjoyed by professors and students for interesting fact patterns-- which illustrates relevant issues and their resolution and helps put consumer law statutes and regulations into context. It covers the Federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (regulating sale of vacation home land-- not mentioned in any other book on this topic), and includes "Quotes for the Attorney's Arsenal" (statements from famous cases eloquently encapsulate specific points). The Eighth Edition includes many new cases and extensive commentary on the activities of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; a case on the fraud suits against Trump University; an exploration of how the federal government and the states' Attorneys General have forced credit bureaus to take consumer complaints more seriously; and an expanded look at cyberspace "click on 'I Agree'" cases."

Consumer Transactions

Author : Michael M. Greenfield
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043784995
Genre : Reference
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The Third Edition of this ground-breaking casebook retains its predecessors' highly successful transactional approach & emphasis on numerous problems & probing questions. The new edition contains six new cases, dozens of new questions & reflects statutory & regulatory developments during the years since publication of the last edition.

Wrap Contracts

Author : Nancy S. Kim
ISBN : 9780199399116
Genre : Law
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When you visit a website, check your email, or download music, you enter into a contract that you probably don't know exists. "Wrap contracts" - shrinkwrap, clickwrap and browsewrap agreements - are non-traditional contracts that look nothing like legal documents. Contrary to what courts have held, they are not "just like" other standard form contracts, and consumers do not perceive them the same way. Wrap contract terms are more aggressive and permit dubious business practices, such as the collection of personal information and the appropriation of user-created content. In digital form, wrap contracts are weightless and cheap to reproduce. Given their low cost and flexible form, businesses engage in "contracting mania" where they use wrap contracts excessively and in a wide variety of contexts. Courts impose a duty to read upon consumers but don't impose a duty upon businesses to make contracts easy to read. The result is that consumers are subjected to onerous legalese for nearly every online interaction. In Wrap Contracts: Foundations and Ramifications, Nancy Kim explains why wrap contracts were created, how they have developed, and what this means for society. She explains how businesses and existing law unfairly burden users and create a coercive contracting environment that forces users to "accept" in order to participate in modern life. Kim's central thesis is that how a contract is presented affects and reveals the intent of the parties. She proposes doctrinal solutions - such as the duty to draft reasonably, specific assent, and a reconceptualization of unconscionability - which fairly balance the burden of wrap contracts between businesses and consumers.

Consumer Protection Law In A Nutshell

Author : Dee Pridgen
ISBN : 1634604717
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This reliable source explores traditional and emerging areas in consumer protection law. Federal and state law dealing with consumer transactions is covered, including caselaw and statutes. The volume begins with an overview of public (both FTC and CFPB) and private enforcement actions to regulate the marketplace. The remaining chapters track the legal aspects of consumer transactions in a roughly chronological fashion, starting with advertising and marketing, consumer privacy, credit reports and identity theft, and equal access to credit. The discussion continues with coverage of mandated disclosures as well as substantive protections for consumers under the federal credit laws, especially the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), including installment sales, credit cards and real estate related financing. Special issues relating to TILA enforcement, as well as a discussion of related federal statutes, and regulation of the cost of credit are also covered. Post-transaction issues such as raising claims and defenses against third party financers (Holder in Due Course), warranties, default and debt collection, are included. Last but not least, there is a chapter on the law affecting various forms of payment for consumer transactions, including credit and debit cards.

Trademark And Unfair Competition Law

Author : Peter B. Maggs
ISBN : 0314906509
Genre : Law
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The latest edition of this popular casebook includes full coverage of the principles surrounding trademark acquisiton and registration under federal law, as well as infringement and dilution issues. Novel issues involving trademark usage in the on-line context are treated in depth. The book also deals with competitor false advertsing remedies under the Lanham Act and public enforcement of prohibitions against unfair and deceptive practices by the Federal Trade Commission. Case selection has been made with an eye towards holding student interest and provocative notes and questions make the book highly teachable.

Selected Consumer Statutes

Author : John Spanogle
ISBN : 1628105526
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This statutory supplement is for use with the casebook and is the most up-to-date collection of statutes, regulations, and other consumer law materials available for use in a consumer protection course or for practicing attorneys.

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