Pridgen, Sovern, and Peterson's Consumer Law, Cases and Materials, 5th

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781647081058
Primary Subject
Consumer Law
Format
eBook
Copyright
2020
Series
American Casebook Series
eBook - Lifetime digital access to the eBook, with the ability to highlight and take notes.

Description

Cases and Materials on Consumer Law (5th 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, and new developments in online consumer contracts
  • Consumer credit regulation, including new Supreme Court cases dealing with credit reporting and debt collection, as well as the latest developments with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
  • Consumer privacy, including the new California Consumer Privacy Act, the Internet of Things, biometrics, online marketing, cybersecurity and new developments concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Developing and emerging payment systems – e.g., credit, debit, and prepaid cards, as well as mobile payments, digital wallets, and cryptocurrency
  • Remedies – latest U.S. Supreme Court and regulatory developments on consumer arbitration and class actions
  • Predatory lending (“capstone” chapter), the legal fallout from the subprime mortgage foreclosure crisis and beyond
  • Student loan disclosures, collections and servicing; and deceptive school admissions marketing to prospective students

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. A new statutory supplement, entitled Selected Consumer Statutes 2019, is available also.