people's Lawyer


Teaching Consumer Law in an Evolving Economy
Presented by the Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center

Thursday, May 18 and 19, 2012
Marriott West Loop
Houston, Texas

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Scheduled presentations.
Times have not yet been assigned but topics and speakers are confirmed.

Fringe Banking Issues

Jim Hawkins
     University of Houston
Katie Porter
     University of California, Irvine
Creola Johnson
     Ohio State
Alan White

Teaching Debt Collection

Mary Spector
     Southern Methodist University

Changing Capital Markets, Continuing Foreclosure Crisis: Teaching U.S. Housing Policy.

Chris Petersen
     University of Utah    
Elizabeth Renuart
     Albany Law School
John Campbell
     The Simon Law Firm

Defending Home Mortgage Foreclosures Through Law School Clinics

Nathalie Martin
     University of New Mexico
Jean Braucher
     University of Arizona
Max Weinstein
     Harvard University

Teaching Consumer Arbitration

Deepak Gupta
     Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

View from the Trenches—Practicing Consumer Law

Robert W. Murphy
     Law Offices of Robert Murphy
Cary Flitter
     Temple University
Lynn Drysdale
     Jacksonville Area Legal Aid

What’s New with the FTC?

Fair, Lesley
     Federal Trade Commission

Consumer Law From an International Persepctive

Towards a European re-definition of national concepts of damage?
J.A. (Joasia) Luzak
     University of Amsterdam

A New Era in the International Consumer Law
Ahmed  Khedr
     Taibah University - College of Law

The Power Sector Reform Programme of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Felicia N. Monye
     University of Nigeria

The codification of consumer law in Europe--a comparative analysis
Guido Alpa
     University of Rome

Teaching Advertising as consumer protection
  Richard Alderman      
     University of Houston
Eric Goldman
     Santa Clara University
Substance and Disclosure in Consumer Credit.
  Jeff Sovern
     St. Johns University
Dee Pridgen
     University of Wyoming
Norm Silber
     Hofstra University