This course explores the various sources of law that impact upon consumer credit and other consumer transactions, including common law, state consumer legislation, federal consumer legislation, and federal consumer regulations. consumer problems discussed include deceptive trade practices, usury, credit terms, credit disclosures, credit discrimination, adhesive contractual provisions, and the liability of sellers, lenders, third parties, and assignees. Students will review fact problems and actual loan documents to assess consumer claims and defenses.
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