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Spring 2013
7397 SEM: Consumer Law (Consumer Credit Law & Policy) - HAWKINS- 38636
Added 3-28-12

Professor(s): Jim Hawkins (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TTh  Location: 113  BLB

Course Outline: "This course will consider a variety of different consumer credit products such as mortgages, credit cards, payday loans, and auto title loans. We will read and discuss law review articles and/or books that deal with the law that currently governs these products, and we will consider how to change the laws to meet policy goals. Students' grades will be based on an outline, rough draft, final paper on a consumer credit topic, and on class participation."

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Welcome to the Consumer Credit Law and Policy seminar! For the first day of class, please read Oren Bar-Gill, The Behavioral Economics of Consumer Contracts, 92 MINN. L. REV. 749 (2008). You should be able to find it on Westlaw, Lexis, or another search engine, but let me know if you have trouble.

Final Exam Schedule:    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: