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Spring 2014 - Consumer Protection (DTPA)

Newburger, Manuel H

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 345D  Unique # 29225

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
M3:45 - 6:35 pmTNH 3.124
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Thursday, May 1 8:30 am - A-Z
2.139
2.139
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course deals with the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices - Consumer Protection Act (DTPA), which is the primary consumer protection statute in Texas.  We will also examine statutory and common law warranties and the interplay between the DTPA and other relevant consumer protection statutes.  Two class periods will be spent on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the primary federal statute protecting consumers from abusive collection practices) and the Texas Debt Collection Act. 

Textbooks
Texas Consumer Law - Alderman, Richard M
  Imprimatur Press, edition: 2013-2014
  ISBN: 978-1-60503-068-5   (required)