Through lecture, class discussion and case problems, this course will examine federal and state statutes, regulations and judicial decisions governing consumer financial transactions. The primary focus will be on the litigation of disputes in this area. Significant attention will be paid to the emerging problem of theft of credit identity. The course will be permeated with actual consumer problems and contracts, with emphasis throughout upon case strategy and the impact of federal procedure on gaining advantage in litigation. Time will be devoted to trial issues that arise in a consumer case, especially with regard to voir dire and opening statements.
Schedule To Be Announced
This course is offered online only in this semester.
RecommendationsRecommended Courses: Sales and/or Secured Transactions; Evidence.
Materials To Be Announced