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Consumer Protection Law

Consumer Protection Law

Consumer protection law involves several different areas of law including bankruptcy, banking law, real estate, and commercial law. Furthermore, it often involves both state and federal law, as well as statutes, regulations, administrative decisions. This guide will outline the major statutory guidance for current consumer laws and regulations, as well as secondary sources to supplement your research.

Treatises & Nutshells

Consumer Protection and the Law [Pridgen], 2003-present. [2 vols.; updated annually] - Treatise covering various areas of consumer protection law including advertising, sales practices, unfair and deceptive trade practices, consumer fraud, and product warranties. 
XXKF1609.P752, D'Angelo Law Library, Bookstacks

Consumer Protection in the States - 50-state survey of Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices (UDAP) statutes
Online: NCLC

Consumer Product Safety Guide - Practice guide containing full text coverage of consumer safety statutes and regulations with explanations with annotations. Statutes included: Consumer Product Safety Act; motor vehicle safety provisions of the Federal Transportation Code; and full text of allied laws from the EPA and FDA. It also includes details of the Consumer Product Safety Commission and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's recall and enforcement powers; new and proposed regulations; established standards; court decisions; new developments; and semimonthly reports and summaries.
Online: CCH

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Law, Explanation and Analysis -  Provides a section-by-section analysis of Dodd-Frank and its implementation and impact on previously existing legislation. Chapter 10 focuses on consumer financial protection.
XXKF974.D63 2010, D'Angelo Law Library, Bookstacks
Online: CCH

Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices -  National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) manual providing a survey of the Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices law in all 50 states. Topical coverage includes: automobile leases and financing; automobile selling techniques; service contracts; credit card abuses; deceptive credit practices; loan brokers; insurance practices; new federal and state telemarketing Law; FTC Holder Rule; attorney fees; federal preemption of UDAP claims; cancellation and rescission; punitive damages; failure to disclose; unfairness standards; federal and state RICO statutes; State Attorney General enforcement; and UDAP pleadings. 
XXKF1610.Z95S53 2008, D'Angelo Law Library, Bookstacks

Consumer Protection Law in a Nutshell - Explores the traditional areas in consumer protection and covers the state and federal laws dealing with electronic transactions. Topics include public and private actions to regulate consumer markets; methods of inducing consumer transaction; the consumer credit market; credit reports; identity theft; credit repair; and equal access to credit. Text also addresses disclosure terms in consumer transactions, regulating the cost of credit, and other terms in consumer transactions.
XXKF1610.E72 1999, D'Angelo Law Library, Reserve Room

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