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Overview

Widely regarded as the original author of problem-based pedagogy, Douglas J. Whaley is also recognized for his ability to clearly and concisely explain complex topics. This casebook is no exception, ushering students through the main issues of Consumer Law—deceptive practices, product quality, and consumer credit—with Whaley's trademark clarity and methodology.

Problems and Materials on Consumer Law, Fifth Edition, features:

  • straightforward practice problems that highlight the issues and put consumer law statutes and regulations into context
  • lucid and student-friendly writing
  • thorough treatment of consumer law that includes
    • consumer credit
    • deceptive practices
    • product quality issues
  • coverage of the Federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act that regulates sale of vacation-home land
  • quotes from famous cases that eloquently encapsulate specific points
  • concise and efficient format—a manageable length for teaching
  • comprehensive Teacher's Manual
    • sample syllabi
    • answers to all of the problems in the casebook
    • guidance for teaching and presenting topics

Updated throughout, the Fifth Edition provides:

  • expanded coverage of consumer protection statutes and regulations concerning mortgage lending—particularly the subprime lending that led to the current mortgage crisis
  • payday lending statutes—in a state of flux across the country
  • updated consumer protection statutes enacted by the new Congress
  • new cases and new & revised problems

If you're planning to teach a course on Consumer Law and you want a casebook that offers the features problems and clearly written text at a very manageable page count, look to Douglas J. Whaley's Problems and Materials on Consumer Law, now updated and revised in its Fifth Edition.

* Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or legaledu@wolterskluwer.com.

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Written for attorneys, this guide to consumer law focuses on deceptive practices, product quality, and consumer credit. Odometers, referral schemes, telemarketing, home solicitations, product liability, warranty law, promissory notes, credit cards, billing disputes, debt collection, and the Federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act are all covered. The book supplies quotes from famous cases which encapsulate key points. Whaley teaches law at the Ohio State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735577114
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/7/2009
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 816
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Fraud and Deceptive Practices

Chapter 1. Fraud
Chapter 2. Deceptive Practices

Part II: Product Quality and the Consumer

Chapter 3. Product Quality Generally
Chapter 4. Federal Quality Control Statutes

Part III: Credit

Chapter 5. Payment and Consumers
Chapter 6. Qualifying for Credit
Chapter 7. Truth in Lending: Disclosure
Chapter 8. Truth in Lending: Remedies
Chapter 9. Consumer Leasing
Chapter 10. Retail Installment Sales and Loans
Chapter 11. Debt Collection
Chapter 12. Consumers in Cyberspace

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes and Regulations
Index

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