Consumer Protection
Elon Law School
Winter 2021
Room 204
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 - 5:00 pm

Eric M. Fink
efink@elon.edu
+1 336 279 9334
Office hours by appointment

Overview of Consumer Law

January 4

Casebook, Chapters 1, 2, & 3

Solicitations

January 6

Casebook, Chapter 4

Advertising

January 11

Casebook, Chapter 5

Advertisements (preview before class):

Problem Set 1: 4.1 & 5.1 (Due January 15)

Consumer Privacy & Identity Theft

January 13

Casebook, Chapter 6

Credit Reporting

January 20

Casebook, Chapter 7

Credit Discrimination

January 25

Casebook, Chapter 8

Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices

January 27

Casebook, Chapter 9

Warranties

February 1

Casebook, Chapter 10

Problem Set 2: 9.1 & 10.1 (Due February 5)

The Cost of Credit

February 3

Casebook, Chapters 11 & 12

Credit Cards

February 8

Casebook, Chapter 15

Banking Transactions

February 10

Casebook, Chapter 19

Online Transactions

February 15

Casebook, Chapter 20

Automobile Purchases

February 17

Casebook, Chapter 16

Payday & Student Loans

February 22

Casebook, Chapters 17 & 18

Problem Set 3: 16.1 & 17.1 (Due February 26)

Creditor Remedies

February 24

Casebook, Chapter 21

Debtor Rights

March 1

Casebook, Chapter 22

Debt Collection Abuses

March 3

Casebook, Chapter 23

Public Enforcement

March 8

Casebook, Chapter 24

Private Enforcement & Arbitration

March 10

Casebook, Chapters 25 & 26

Problem Set 4: 21.1 & 23.1 (Due March 12)

The Future of Consumer Law

March 15

Casebook, Chapter 27