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Consumer Law

This guide covers resources that relate to the regulation of private law relationships between individual consumers and businesses.


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When researching consumer law topics, a researcher must often investigate several different areas of law including bankruptcy, real estate, commercial law and banking law. Statutes at both the federal and state level must also be consulted. Additionally, regulations, decisions and orders from administrative agencies are sometimes needed. This guide will outline the major statutory guidance for current consumer laws and regulations, as well as secondary sources to supplement your research.

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