Consumer Law (JD-209)
This course has prerequisite of Lawyering Skills I and II, Contracts I and II, Torts, Property, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure I, and Constitutional Law I. An examination of concerns particular to consumer transactions in formation, substance, and remedies. Topics will include advertising, consumer sales practices and contracts, consumer credit practices, fraud, warranties, and product standards and safety. Regulatory, statutory, and common-law obligations and remedies (both state and federal) will be addressed, with an emphasis on federal consumer protection statutes. This course has been approved to be taught either in a live classroom setting or an online format.