Problems and Materials on Consumer Law, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

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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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454802754
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 8/1/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 788
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents


Chapter 1. Fraud

Chapter 2. Deceptive Practices


Chapter 3. Product Quality Generally

Chapter 4. Federal Quality Control Statutes


Chapter 5. Payment and Consumers

Chapter 6. Qualifying for Credit

Chapter 7. Truth in Lending: Disclosure

Chapter 8. Truth in Lending: Remedies

Chapter 9. Mortgages

Chapter 10. Consumer Leasing

Chapter 11. Retail Installment Sales and Loans

Chapter 12. Debt Collection

Chapter 13. Consumers in Cyberspace

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes and Regulations


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