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NCJ Number: 48326 Find in a Library
Title: CONSUMER PROTECTION - CASES, NOTES AND MATERIALS
Author(s): J R MCCALL
Corporate Author: West Publishing Co
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 632
Sponsoring Agency: West Publishing Co
St Paul, MN 55164
Sale Source: West Publishing Co
610 Opperman Drive
P.O. Box 64526
St Paul, MN 55164
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS CASEBOOK IS DESIGNED FOR LAW STUDENTS, ATTORNEYS, AND OTHERS WHO HAVE THE NEED FOR A TEXT WHICH IS INTENDED TO FOSTER SENSITIVITY TO CONSUMERS' RIGHTS AND PROTECTIONS.
Abstract: A STUDY OF FEDERAL AND STATE STATUTORY MATERIALS IS CENTRAL TO THE TEXT. EXPOSURE TO INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF STATUTES IS ALSO PROVIDED. THE HIGHLIGHTED CONCEPTS ARE: THE SUBSTANTIVE LAW OF CONSUMER TRANSACTIONS AS DECIDED BY COURTS, LEGISLATURES, AND ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES; AND THE AVAILABLE PROCEDURES FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THESE LAWS. THE PROCEDURES DISCUSSED INCLUDE INDIVIDUAL AND CLASS ACTIONS, ADMINISTRATIVE CEASE AND DESIST PROCEEDINGS, AND PROSECUTIONS BY FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES. THE CHAPTERS COVER INDIVIDUAL CONSUMER REMEDIES, GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN THE MARKETING PROCESS, STATUTORY REGULATION OF CONSUMER CREDIT, AND CONSUMER CLASS ACTION LAW. THIS REFERENCE BOOK IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE A BASIS FOR EVENTUAL FIELD SPECIALIZATION AS WELL AS A LONG-TERM AWARENESS OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS BODY OF LAW. THE TEXT CONTAINS TABLES OF CASES; ARTICLES AND TEXTS; AND STATUTES, REGULATIONS, AND RULES. AN INDEX IS ALSO INCLUDED. FOR COMPANION STATUTORY SUPPLEMENT AND TEACHER'S MANUAL, SEE NCJ 48328 AND 48327 RESPECTIVELY. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Consumer fraud; Consumer protection; Course materials; Federal law violations; Laws and Statutes; State laws
Note: AMERICAN CASEBOOK SERIES
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