7316 WRS: Consumer Credit Law and Policy - HAWKINS- 22806
Jim Hawkins (FACULTY)
Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law
Time: 1:00p-2:30p TTHLocation: 115 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, statutes, cases, 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, and presentation on a consumer credit topic, and on class participation.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
Course Notes: Quota = 12
First Day Assignments: For the first day of class, please read: Oren Bar-Gill, The Behavioral Economics of Consumer Contracts, 92 Minn. L. Rev. 749 (2008).
Final Exam Schedule:
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes
Experiential Course Type: no
Bar Course: No
Course Materials (11/9/2017 10:17:23 AM)
Course Materials: BRIAN A. GARNER, THE REDBOOK: A MANUAL ON LEGAL STYLE (3rd Edition)