|Present||Professor of Law Emeritus, Georgia State University College of Law|
|B.A., Dartmouth College|
|J.D., Harvard Law School|
Contributions to Books (6)
Recent Developments In Consumer Arbitration Case Law: 1997- Jan 1999 Consumer Financial Services Litigation 1999 (1999)
The state of education in America is rapidly changing. Declining budgets, increased federal expectations, and diminished standing globally have triggered numerous calls for reform and innovation. One of the most popular responses by state legislatures ...
Checking Account Protections Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement (1997)
Encyclopedia of the Consumer Movement is the first comprehensive reference work on the subject. Written by consumer movement leaders and academic specialists in the field, the 198 alphabetical entries in this volume describe movement-related institutions, ...
Buyer Beware: Georgia Consumers Can't Rely on the Fair Business Practices Act John Marshall Law Journal (2013)
In Novare Group, Inc. v. Sarif, the Georgia Supreme Court rejected the plaintiffs' claim that the defendant brokers and developers violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act ("FBPA"), Georgia's primary consumer protection statute. The author ...
Mobile Financial Services: The Need for a Comprehensive Consumer Protection Law Banking and Finance Law Review (2012)
The article first describes mobile financial services for consumers and the types of companies participating in the provision of those services. Anticipated consumer problems are explored, including: security, privacy, unauthorized transfers, error resolution, viruses, system ...
Commentary: Technology as the Driver of Payment System Rules: Will Consumers Be Provided Seatbelts and Air Bags? Chicago-Kent Law Review (2008)
This commentary describes how technology has led to the development of new payment devices and systems, resulting in a complicated body of public and private payments law. In this environment, consumers have little control over ...
The High Cost of Mandatory Consumer Arbitration Law and Contemporary Problems (2004)
This article critically examines a sampling of arbitration agreements and the rules of the major arbitration service providers and concludes that the cost of arbitration is often prohibitively high, either because consumers simply cannot afford ...