About the Book
Problems and Materials on Consumer Law
Timely Coverage and Whaley’s Problem-Based Pedagogy
Douglas J. Whaley
The Ohio State University
2011. 816 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-0275-4. With Teacher's Manual.
About the Book
A concise and accessible problem-oriented casebook that takes students through the main issues of consumer law: deceptive practices, product quality, and consumer credit.
- Popular problems approach enjoyed by professors and students alike—straightforward and practical problems, with interesting fact patterns, illustrate the relevant issues and their resolution and help to put the consumer law statutes and regulations into context
- Distinguished authorship—Whaley is nationally recognized for his ability to clarify complex topics and widely regarded as the master of the problem approach
- Clear and lucid writing style
- Thorough treatment of all aspects of consumer law—coverage includes consumer credit, deceptive practices, and product quality issues (the latter two not heavily covered in competing titles)
- Covers the Federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (regulating sale of vacation home land), which is not mentioned in any other book on this topic
- Quotes for the Attorney’s Arsenal—statements from famous cases which eloquently encapsulate specific points
- Manageable length—concise, efficient, and effective format
- Teacher’s Manual—provides sample syllabi, answers all the problems in the text, and the best ways to teach various topics
New to the Sixth Edition:
- Important recent developments, including the new consumer agency Congress has put into place and the substantial new credit card regulations.
- New cases
- New/revised problems