Consumer Protection (Deceptive Trade Practices Act)

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Read the course description below to learn how this course will be taught.

Class Unique: 28950

This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.

This course deals with the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices - Consumer Protection Act (DTPA), which is the primary consumer protection statute in Texas. We will also examine statutory and common law warranties and the interplay between the DTPA and other relevant consumer protection statutes. The last three weeks of the course will be spent on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the primary federal statute protecting consumers from abusive collection practices), the Texas Debt Collection Act, and their interplay with the DTPA.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Monday 4:15 - 7:05 pm ONLINE
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Final (administered by Faculty Assistant) 5/12/21
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will use floating mean GPA if applicable

Textbooks

  • Texas Consumer Law Cases & Materials (2020-2021 ed.) - ALDERMAN
      Imprimatur
      ISBN: 978-1-60503-139-2   (required)