Consumer Protection (Deceptive Trade Practices Act)

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON 3:55 - 5:45 pm TNH 3.129

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam (administered by Exam4 in Open Laptop mode) December 6, 2023 1:30 pm A-Z in 2.124


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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Texas Consumer Law Cases & Materials (2020-2021 ed.) *
Imprimatur , edition: 2020-2021 ed.
ISBN: 978-1-60503-139-2


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Important Class Changes

Date Updated
06/18/2024 Exam information updated
10/31/2023 Exam information updated