Consumer Law Research
This lesson introduces students to consumer law research as they assist a hypothetical client "Joe" who is the victim of a used car salesman's sleazy tactics. Students will develop strategies for researching consumer law issues on both state and federal levels. The lesson covers the "major player" consumer law statutes and the agencies empowered by those statutes. Important consumer law treatises and practitioner resources are also covered.
On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Identify a couple of key secondary sources on consumer law.
2. Begin researching a consumer law issue in an efficient and effective manner.
3. Describe the importance of administrative agencies in the field of consumer law.