Restatement of the Law,

Consumer Contracts

This Restatement will focus on aspects of the law unique to consumer contracts and on regulatory techniques that are prominently applied in consumer-protection law with examples from specific statutes and regulations.
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After a spirited discussion at the 2019 Annual Meeting, the membership voted to approve § 1 of the draft, subject to the discussion and editorial prerogative.

Read the article by Steven O. Weise featured in our Spring 2019 membership newsletter. 

For an in-depth description of this project, please visit the Consumer Contracts page of The ALI Adviser

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Oren Bar-Gill Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA
Omri Ben-Shahar University of Chicago Law School
Chicago, IL
Florencia Marotta-Wurgler New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Advisers
John H. Beisner Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Washington, DC
Arthur R. Block Comcast Corporation
Philadelphia, PA
Amelia H. Boss Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Roland E. Brandel Morrison & Foerster LLP
San Francisco, CA
Julie S. Brill Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA
Brian P. Brooks Coinbase
San Francisco, CA
Thomas J. Buiteweg Hudson Cook, LLP
Ann Arbor, MI
Steven J. Burton University of Iowa College of Law
Iowa City, IA
Elizabeth J. Cabraser Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
San Francisco, CA
Richard Craswell Stanford Law School
Stanford, CA
Melvin A. Eisenberg University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
Meredith Fuchs Capital One
Mc Lean, VA
Larry T. Garvin Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law
Columbus, OH
Clayton Gillette New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Michael M. Greenfield Washington University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
Gail K. Hillebrand Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Washington, DC
Robert A. Hillman Cornell Law School
Ithaca, NY
Samuel Issacharoff New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Wallace B. Jefferson Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
Austin, TX
James R. Jenkins Midland, MI
Alan S. Kaplinsky Ballard Spahr LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Raymond M. Kethledge U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Ann Arbor, MI
Carolyn B. Kuhl Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Patricia A. McCoy Boston College Law School
Newton, MA
Kelly McNamara-Corley Discover Financial Services, Inc.
Riverwoods, IL
Carlos G. Ortiz Goya Foods Inc.
Jersey City, NJ
Dee Pridgen University of Wyoming College of Law (Retired)
Laramie, WY
Margaret Jane Radin University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
E. Lee Reichert, III Molson Coors Brewing Company
Denver, CO
Christina C. Reiss U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Burlington, VT
Elizabeth A. Renuart National Consumer Law Center
Boston, MA
Jonathan Rose Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Phoenix, AZ
Mary M. Schroeder U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Phoenix, AZ
Hans Schulte-Nölke European Legal Studies Institute
Osnabruck, Germany
Willard K. Tom Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Washington, DC
Steven O. Weise Proskauer Rose LLP
Los Angeles, CA
James J. White University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
Lauren E. Willis Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Jacob S. Ziegel University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Toronto, Canada
Members Consultative Group
Kristen David Adams Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL
Peter A. Alces College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Williamsburg, VA
Richard M. Alderman University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
H. William Allen Williams & Anderson PLC
Little Rock, AR
Theresa Amato Shearman & Sterling LLP
Washington, DC
Philip S. Anderson Williams & Anderson PLC
Little Rock, AR
Roy Ryden Anderson Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
Dallas, TX
Christopher Edward Appel Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Washington, DC
Ronald G. Aronovsky Southwestern Law School
Los Angeles, CA
Michael F. Aylward Morrison Mahoney LLP
Boston, MA
Lynn A. Baker University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Barry Barnett Susman Godfrey LLP
Houston, TX
Dabney Dorsett Bassel Texas Second Court of Appeals
Fort Worth, TX
Shawn J. Bayern Florida State University College of Law
Tallahassee, FL
Neal S. Berinhout AT&T
Dallas, TX
Brian Bix University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
Carl S. Bjerre University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
Matthew T. Bodie St. Louis University School of Law
Saint Louis, MO
David S. Bogen University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Louis F. Bonacorsi Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
Saint Louis, MO
Willard L. Boyd III Nyemaster Goode, PC
Des Moines, IA
Ronald A. Brand University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
Thomas P. Brown Paul Hastings LLP
San Francisco, CA
Mark E. Budnitz Georgia State University College of Law
Atlanta, GA
Timothy W. Burns Perkins Coie LLP
Madison, WI
John P. Burton Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A.
Santa Fe, NM
Fabrizio Cafaggi European University Institute Law Department
Florence, Italy
Stephen Calkins Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI
Vincent P. Cardi West Virginia University College of Law
Morgantown, WV
Paul DeWitt Carrington Durham, NC
William Richard Casto Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Robert S. Chang Seattle University School of Law
Seattle, WA
Jordan B. Cherrick Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL
Eric A. Chiappinelli Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Carol L. Chomsky University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
Stephen Yee Chow Hsuanyeh Law Group PC
Boston, MA
Tracy Christopher Fourteenth Court of Appeals
Houston, TX
David S. Coale Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, LLP
Dallas, TX
Neil B. Cohen Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY
Martin B. Cowan New Rochelle, NY, USA
John G. Crabtree Crabtree & Auslander, LLC
Key Biscayne, FL
Christopher Scott D'Angelo Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Joseph William Dellapenna Villanova University School of Law (Retired)
Villanova, PA
Edward Diver Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.
Philadelphia, PA
William S. Dodge University of California, Davis School of Law
Davis, CA
Christopher R. Drahozal University of Kansas School of Law
Lawrence, KS
William A. Drennan Southern Illinois University School of Law
Carbondale, IL
Arthur W. S. Duff The Wharton School
Greenbrae, CA, USA
Matthew H. Duncan Fine, Kaplan and Black, RPC
Philadelphia, PA
Marguerite M. Elias Gogo Inc.
Chicago, IL
David G. Epstein University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA
Howard M. Erichson Fordham University School of Law
New York, NY
Joseph P. Esposito Esposito Mediation LLC
Bethesda, MD
Samuel Estreicher New York University School of Law
New York, NY
Ward Farnsworth University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Jay M. Feinman Rutgers Law School
Camden, NJ
Richard L. Field Law Office of Richard Field
Cliffside Park, NJ
Judith K. Fitzgerald Tucker Arensberg, P.C.
Pittsburgh, PA
Joseph Z. Fleming Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Miami, FL
Michael D. Floyd Samford University, Cumberland School of Law (Retired)
Birmingham, AL
Mark E. Foster Law Offices of Mark Foster
Novi, MI
Caroline Rose Fredrickson American Constitutional Society
Washington, DC
David Joel Frisch University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, VA
Henry D. Gabriel Elon University School of Law
Greensboro, NC
Angel A. Garganta Venable LLP
San Francisco, CA
David R. Geiger Foley Hoag LLP
Boston, MA
James Paul George Texas A&M University School of Law
Fort Worth, TX
Llewellyn Joseph Gibbons University of Toledo College of Law
Toledo, OH
Joseph Goldberg Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward, PA
Albuquerque, NM
John M. Golden University of Texas School of Law
Austin, TX
Eric Goldman Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, CA
Jeremy M. Goldman San Francisco City Attorney's Office
San Francisco, CA
Katherine Ann Graham Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
Jeffrey J. Greenbaum Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Newark, NJ
Michael Greenwald Philadelphia, PA, USA
Marcy H. Greer Alexander Dubose & Jefferson LLP
Austin, TX
Charles E. Griffin Butler Snow LLP
Ridgeland, MS
John J. Grogan Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Marjorie E. Gross New York, NY
Deepak Gupta Gupta Wessler PLLC
Washington, DC
Anton G. Hajjar Washington, DC
Peter E. Halle Coconut Grove, FL, USA
Teresa Wilton Harmon Sidley Austin LLP
Chicago, IL
Steven L. Harris IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago, IL
Robert M. Hart Duke University Schoool of Law
Bronxville, NY, USA
Paul T. Hayden Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
William C. Heuer JP Morgan Chase
New York, NY
Richard deC. Hinds Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Washington, DC
David A. Hoffman University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Chris Jay Hoofnagle University of California, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology
Berkeley, CA
C. Stephen Hsu Beijing Academy of Social Sciences
Beijing, China
Stephen K. Huber University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
Edwin E. Huddleson Washington, DC
Sarah Jane Hughes Indiana University, Maurer School of Law
Bloomington, IN
Richard W. Hulbert Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
New York, NY
LaShonda A. Hunt United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois
Chicago, IL
Richard H. Hunter Hunter & Cole
St Croix, VI
J. Russell Jackson Jackson Advocates LLC
Saint Louis, MO
Melissa B. Jacoby University of North Carolina School of Law
Chapel Hill, NC
Edward J. Janger Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY
Sarah Howard Jenkins University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law (Retired)
Little Rock, AR
Dalié Jiménez University of California, Irvine School of Law
Irvine, CA
Vincent R. Johnson St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
Thomas W. Joo University of California, Davis School of Law
Davis, CA
Emily Kadens Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Chicago, IL
Michele C. Kane The Walt Disney Company
Burbank, CA
Cem Kaner Guelph, Ont, Canada
Allan Kanner Kanner & Whiteley, LLC
New Orleans, LA
Richard B. Katskee Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Washington, DC
Robert L. Kehr Kehr, Schiff, Crane & Cohen, LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Harold H. Kim U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC
Nancy S. Kim California Western School of Law
San Diego, CA
Daniel S. Kleinberger Mitchell Hamline School of Law
Saint Paul, MN
Margaret N. Kniffin St. John's University School of Law
Jamaica, NY
Andrew D. Koblenz National Automobile Dealers Association
Tysons, VA
Peter R. Kochenburger University of Connecticut School of Law
Hartford, CT
Michael J. Kramer Noble Circuit Court
Albion, IN
Christina L. Kunz Mitchell Hamline School of Law (Retired)
Saint Paul, MN
Edward Labaton Labaton Sucharow LLP
New York, NY
Sybil H. Landau New York, NY, USA
Howard Langer Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.
Philadelphia, PA
John P. Lavelle, Jr. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Robert M. Lawless University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL
Peter E. Leckman Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.
Philadelphia, PA
Bill Lann Lee Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
Berkeley, CA
Carol F. Lee Taconic Capital Advisors L.P.
New York, NY
Adam J. Levitin Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
Adam J. Levitt DiCello Levitt Gutzler LLC
Chicago, IL
John B. Lewis Baker & Hostetler LLP
Cleveland, OH
John Linarelli University of Durham Law School
Durham, England
Peter Linzer University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
Jonathan C. Lipson Temple University Beasley School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
Kyle D. Logue University of Michigan Law School
Ann Arbor, MI
William Cullen MacDonald Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
New York, NY
Kerry Lynn Macintosh Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, CA
Michael J. Madison University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pittsburgh, PA
Peter B. Maggs University of Illinois College of Law
Champaign, IL
C. Scott Maravilla U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
Washington, DC
Bruce A. Markell Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Chicago, IL
Colin P. Marks St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
Jennifer S. Martin St. Thomas University School of Law
Miami Gardens, FL
Nathalie D. Martin University of New Mexico School of Law
Albuquerque, NM
Michael C. Massengale Massengale PLLC
Houston, TX
James R. Maxeiner University of Baltimore School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Catherine P. McEwen U.S. Bankruptcy Court
Tampa, FL
David McGowan University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, CA
James A. McKenna State of Maine Office of the Attorney General
Augusta, ME
John J. McKetta, III Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody, PC
Austin, TX
Douglas Earl McLaren Law Offices of Douglas Earl McLaren
Washington, DC
Mark S. Melodia Holland & Knight LLP
New York, NY
Douglas K. Moll University of Houston Law Center
Houston, TX
Juliet M. Moringiello Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Harrisburg, PA
Richard L. Neumeier Morrison Mahoney LLP
Boston, MA
Rafael I. Pardo Emory University School of Law
Atlanta, GA
Jacqueline A. Parker Ballard Spahr LLP
New York, NY
R. Ashby Pate Lightfoot Franklin & White LLC
Birmingham, AL
Robert S. Peck Center for Constitutional Litigation, PC
Washington, DC
Robert H. Pemberton Texas Third Court of Appeals
Austin, TX
Jeffrey M. Pollock Fox Rothschild LLP
Lawrenceville, NJ
Norman M. Powell Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
Wilmington, DE
Cheryl B. Preston Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School
Provo, UT
Iain D. C. Ramsay University of Kent Law School
Canterbury, England
Bernard D. Reams, Jr. St. Mary's University School of Law
San Antonio, TX
David Reiss Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY
Curtis R. Reitz University of Pennsylvania Carey School of Law
Philadelphia, PA
William L. Reynolds University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law
Baltimore, MD
Caprice L. Roberts George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
A. James Robertson, II Superior Court of California, City and County of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
James L. Robertson Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.
Jackson, MS
Kenneth Ross Bowman and Brooke LLP
Minnetonka, MN
Elizabeth A. Rowe University of Florida Levin College of Law
Gainesville, FL
Keith A. Rowley University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Las Vegas, NV
Linda J. Rusch Seattle, WA, USA
Michael L. Rustad Suffolk University Law School
Boston, MA
Jack M. Sabatino Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division
Trenton, NJ
Christopher Lynn Sagers Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Cleveland, OH
Karen J. Sarjeant Silver Spring, MD
Milton R. Schroeder Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Phoenix, AZ
Daniel Schwarcz University of Minnesota Law School
Minneapolis, MN
Paul M. Schwartz University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, CA
Victor E. Schwartz Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Washington, DC
John A. Sebert Tucson, AZ, USA
Marc M. Seltzer Susman Godfrey LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Stephen L. Sepinuck Gonzaga University School of Law
Spokane, WA
Brian D. Shannon Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, TX
Allen E. Shoenberger Loyola University, Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL
Michael N. Simkovic University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Los Angeles, CA
Omari Scott Simmons Wake Forest University School of Law
Winston Salem, NC
George Prescott Slover Consumer Reports
Washington, DC
B. Rush Smith, III Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Columbia, SC
Douglas G. Smith Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, IL
David V. Snyder American University, Washington College of Law
Washington, DC
Daniel J. Solove George Washington University Law School
Washington, DC
Henry J. Sommer National Consumer Bankruptcy Rights Center
Philadelphia, PA
Luis Eduardo Sprovieri Forino - Sprovieri - Dell 'Oca - Aielo LLP
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joan E. Steinman IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law
Chicago, IL
Jeffrey W. Stempel University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Las Vegas, NV
Larry S. Stewart Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain, P.A. (Retired)
Miami, FL
H. Mark Stichel Astrachan Gunst Thomas, P.C.
Baltimore, MD
Laura D. Stith Supreme Court of Missouri
Jefferson City, MO
Elizabeth S. Stong U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York
Brooklyn, NY
Guy Miller Struve Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
New York, NY
Charles A. Sullivan Seton Hall University School of Law
Newark, NJ
Evan M. Tager Mayer Brown LLP
Washington, DC
Louise Ellen Teitz Roger Williams University School of Law
Bristol, RI
Jeffrey E. Thomas University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
Kansas City, MO
Jay Tidmarsh Notre Dame Law School
Notre Dame, IN
Joseph P. Tomain University of Cincinnati College of Law
Cincinnati, OH
Vicki O. Tucker Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Richmond, VA
Sjef van Erp Maastricht University
Maastricht, Netherlands
Bea Verschraegen University of Vienna, Faculty of Law
Vienna, Austria
Dominick Vetri University of Oregon School of Law
Eugene, OR
David C. Vladeck Georgetown University Law Center
Washington, DC
Bill Wagner Wagner McLaughlin, P.A.
Tampa, FL
Sean P. Wajert Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Dennis J. Wall Law Office of Dennis J. Wall, PA
Winter Springs, FL
Spencer W. Waller Loyola University, Chicago School of Law
Chicago, IL
Nicholas J. Wallwork Phoenix, AZ
Stephen J. Ware University of Kansas School of Law
Lawrence, KS
Christiane C. Wendehorst University of Vienna, Department of Civil Law
Vienna, Austria
Alan M. White City University of New York School of Law
Long Island City, NY
Gerard E. Wimberly, Jr. Akerman LLP
New Orleans, LA
Jane K. Winn University of Washington School of Law
Seattle, WA
William J. Woodward Temple University School of Law (Emeritus)
Oakland, CA, USA
William A. Worthington Ewing & Jones
Houston, TX
Candace Zierdt Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, FL

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