Law- assignment 7 - used by poverty lawyers in Illinois. It...

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A new topic. But still related to debts. One attachment and one link. Be sure to do both. You get your first (and only) look at a “federal” statute. FAIR DEBT COLLECTION PRACTICES ACT FIRST: Open and study the “FDCPA” (the acronym used to talk about this federal statute which regulates debt collection). The statute is attached. The FDCPA is technical and hard to read, but I have edited it so that only the portions we will study are left. THEN: Read a summary of the FDCPA from a website on poverty law
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Unformatted text preview: used by poverty lawyers in Illinois. It has lots of useful information. It has great summaries of many different areas of poverty law, including the FDCPA. http://www.illinoislegaladvocate.org/index.cfm? fuseaction=home.dsp_content&contentID=296 Write a two page report on what you have learned about debt collection law from this new "poverty law" material. We will talk about this material in class on Tuesday, so it would be a good idea to print this material, highlight, and bring to class with you....
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2011 for the course LAW 199 taught by Professor Bell during the Fall '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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