People's Law School back in session April 6

UH Center for Consumer Law program will teach you about your legal rights


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March 28, 2013 - The Center for Consumer Law at the University of Houston Law Center will present the latest session of the People's Law School on Saturday, April 6. This free program has provided more than 50,000 people with an opportunity to learn more about the law and to get help with basic legal problems.

Lead by Interim Dean Richard M. Alderman, known as "The People's Lawyer," the popular program offers classes in fourteen different areas of law including consumer law and debt collection, family law, basic business and landlord-tenant rights. There will also be classes in finding the law on the Internet and using small claims court, as well as specialists teaching about bankruptcy, health insurance, employment and immigration law. A local volunteer judge, attorney or law professor will teach each class, and everyone receives extensive written material. Each participant may select three courses to attend.

The program is free, but you must register in advance. To register or get more information, visit

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