Consumer Law Treatises
Consumer Credit and the Law
Richard M. Alderman and Dee Pridgen
This single volume treatise covers topics including obtaining credit, Truth-in-Lending disclosures, regulation of the price of credit, debt collection, and the credit consumer's remedies for various problems.
Consumer Financial Services
Andrew Sandler & Benjamin Klubes
Updated annually, this treatise examines the topics of fair lending, insurance, financial institutions and privacy, RESPA, Truth in Lending, bank secrecy and securities law.
Consumer Protection and the Law
This is a step-by-step guide covering topics such as consumer protection laws related to advertising, sales practices, unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, and product warranties. It covers the UCC and the Magnuson-Moss Act; federal and FTC law, including "Little FTC Acts," surveys each topic through analysis of its administration, procedures, remedies, and litigation strategies, and reviews common law, state consumer protection laws, federal odometer laws, home and car sales, and warranties of habitability.
Print copy cancelled in 2009.
Consumer Protection Law in a Nutshell
Gene A. Marsh
This study aid explores the traditional areas in consumer protection and covers the state and federal laws dealing with electronic transactions. Topics discussed include public and private actions to regulate consumer markets; methods of inducing consumer transaction; the consumer credit market; credit reports; identity theft; credit repair; and equal access to credit. Text also addresses disclosure terms in consumer transactions, regulating the cost of credit, and other terms in consumer transactions.
Sales and Leases of Goods in a Nutshell
Frederick H. Miller
This is a primer on the law of sales and leases under Articles 2 and 2A of the UCC. It focuses on related subjects governed by Articles 5 and 7 of the UCC (letters of credit and documents of title) and introduces the formation of the contract. It also examines the statute of frauds, parol evidence, and modification.
Truth in Lending
Ralph Rohner & Fred Miller
This ABA publication provides an indepth look at the Truth in Lending Act looking an consumer credit issues, such as annual percentage rates, billing errors and credit advertisement. A Table of Cases points researchers to the top case law in this area.