Covering a broad expanse of topics including commerce, food safety, marketing, nutrition, and emerging food-systems issues such as local food, sustainability, security, urban agriculture, and equity, this book is an essential reference for ...
This statutory supplement is for use with the casebook and is the most up-to-date collection of statutes, regulations, and other consumer law materials available for use in a consumer protection course or for practicing attorneys.
Author(s): Dee Pridgen;Jeff Sovern;Christopher Peterson
Federal and state law dealing with consumer transactions is covered, including caselaw and statutes. The volume begins with an overview of public (both FTC and CFPB) and private enforcement actions to regulate the marketplace.
This new edition provides extensive and systematic coverage of federal and state law governing consumer transactions. The book introduces students to the case law applying the common law, statutes, and regulations to automobile sales and finance, home mortgages, predatory lending, and other transactions. To enhance the studentsí mastery of statutory analysis, it makes extensive use of problems.
The law has changed significantly since publication of the prior edition, including enactment of the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act (Credit CARD Act) and the Dodd-Frank Act. The Sixth Edition of Consumer Transactions provides extensive coverage of this and other legislation, as well as recent developments in all the other areas of consumer law.
This book seeks to introduce the reader to the substantive law of consumer protection in the United Kingdom, with the emphasis being on the place of United Kingdom law within an evolving European legal system and also on the need to draw upon comparative experience. The book seeks to place consumer protection not only in its purely black-letter context but also to draw upon wider readings to show that consumer protection law is a complex area of law which reflects and shapes the individual citizen's position within the modern economy.