Category Archives: Teaching Consumer Law

For consumer law professors who haven’t already taken the Who Teaches Consumer Law survey

Regular readers of the blog will recall seeing a draft of my survey questions for consumer law professors. Attendees at the Teaching Consumer Law conference answered the final survey questions, but I would also love to receive responses from those who could not attend the conference and who have either taught consumer law or hope […]

What would you like to know about consumer law professors?

I plan to survey participants in the Teaching Consumer Law Conference, to be held May 17-18 in Santa Fe, about various matters, and then present the results at the conference. I’ve posted below multiple-choice questions I am thinking about asking. I’m also hoping to follow each question with an invitation to say more. Are there […]

Neil Sobol article: Consumer Law for Gen Z Law Students

Neil L. Sobol of Texas A&M has written Consumer Law for Gen Z Law Students, 66 Arizona Law Review (2024). Here’s the abstract: Whether they are consumers, representing consumers, or advising clients dealing with consumers, law school graduates will inevitably confront numerous consumer law issues. Moreover, most students entering law school are members of Generation Z and […]

Oklahoma seeking consumer law professor

We’ve received the following announcement: University of Oklahoma College of Law is pleased to announce that it is currently seeking applicants for visiting professor position(s) for Spring 2025 of the upcoming academic year. The law school has a number of curricular needs, but is especially interested in candidates specializing in bankruptcy, secured transactions, consumer law […]

Registration open for Teaching Consumer Law Conference

Here’s the announcement:   Teaching Consumer Law Conference “Teaching Consumer Law in a Changing Environment” Santa Fe, New Mexico May 17-18, 2024 Preceded by the Law School Consumer Clinic Conference on May 16   The Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice at the UC Berkeley School of Law and The Center for Consumer Law […]

New FCRA case worth teaching: Bibbs v. TransUnion

by Jeff Sovern As I prepare to teach consumer law in the spring, I’m leaning towards adding a new case to the course, Bibbs v. TransUnion, LLC, 43 F.4th 331 (3rd Cir. 2022). First, take a look at what the court called a snapshot of the plaintiff’s credit report:   Do you understand it (if […]

Maryland seeking applications for consumer law endowed faculty position

From the announcement: The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law invites applications for a newly endowed tenured or tenure-track faculty position in consumer law to begin July 1, 2023. For this position, we will consider junior- and senior-lateral candidates and experienced practitioners with demonstrated potential for outstanding teaching and original scholarship. Qualifications […]

CLASS Network Directorship Position Deadline for Applications Extended to 5/22

Here’s the job posting: Director of the CLASS Network – Center for Consumer Law & Economic Justice Do you want to work every day to advance the rights of low-income consumers? Do you want to help create a national network of law school programs dedicated to building equity and economic justice? Well, then, perhaps this […]

Neil Sobol asks for your help in updating the survey of law school consumer law offerings

Guest post from Neil Sobol: Howdy consumer law colleagues: This posting requests information to help update my survey on consumer laws offerings in law school. In an August 2020 blog,  I forwarded a chart created by my research assistant. The chart was part of a project to update the consumer law offerings chart reported in […]