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Consumer Protection includes wide range of subjects where consumers are at risk, such as: Automobile Fraud, Consumer Arbitration Agreements, Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Consumer Credit Regulation, Consumer Warranty Law, Credit Discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting, Fair Debt Collection, Federal Deception Law, Foreclosures, Mortgage Lending, Reposessions, Truth in Lending, and Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices.
With any project, unless you are already knowledgeable about the topic area, it is best to start with basic, introductory resources and then to consult more focused works, moving from secondary sources to primary sources.
Secondary sources such as articles and books can provide you with an overview of your topic and help you think of search terms you might not have thought of otherwise. They also cite primary authorities such as statutes and cases.
When investigating the facts to prepare a consumer protection case, it is helpful to turn to a few key resources.
EDGAR (SEC Filings & Forms) provides access to registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms filed with the SEC by U.S. public companies.
Don't forget to search Google, Google Scholar, Google News, Google Blogs, Google Books, etc. Also, Google+, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites can be helpful.