Unfair and deceptive acts and practices /

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Author / Creator:Carter, Carolyn L.
Edition:7th ed.
Imprint:Boston, MA : National Consumer Law Center, c2008-c2011.
Description:xlvii, 1216 p. ; 28 cm.
Series:The consumer credit and sales legal practice series
Consumer credit and sales legal practices series.
Subject:Competition, Unfair -- United States -- States.
Competition, Unfair -- United States.
Competition, Unfair.
Competition, Unfair -- U.S. states.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8368442
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Other uniform titles:Sheldon, Jonathan A.
Sheldon, Jonathan A. Unfair and deceptive acts and practices.
9781602480834 (suppl.)
Notes:Rev. ed. of: Unfair and deceptive acts and practices / Jonathan Sheldon, Carolyn L. Carter ; contributing authors Stephen Gardner, Elizabeth De Armond, Anthony Rodriguez. 6th ed. 2004.
"With companion website."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Updated with annual supplements
Other form:Online version: Carter, Carolyn L. Unfair and deceptive acts and practices. 7th ed. Boston, MA : National Consumer Law Center, c2008
Table of Contents:
  • First considerations
  • UDAP scope
  • Demonstrating that a practice is a UDAP violation
  • The meaning of deception, unfairness, and unconscionability
  • General sales and performance practices
  • Credit and collections
  • Motor vehicle sales, rentals, and repair
  • Home and home-related transactions
  • Door-to-door sales, telemarketing, junk faxes, spam, other sales approaches
  • Services, insurance, opportunity schemes, other transactions
  • Liability of various parties
  • Litigating UDAP cases
  • Private UDAP remedies
  • Other private remedies
  • State agency enforcement
  • Appendix[es]. A. Statute-by-staute analysis of state UDAP statutes ; B. Selected Federal Trade Commission rules ; C. Federal and state RICO statutes ; D. Federal telemarketing statutes and regulations ; E. State telemarketing and state "900-number" statutes summarized ; F. Useful websites.