Summer II 2020
6347 Secured Financing - DOLE- 18772
Richard Dole (FACULTY)
Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law
Time: 6:00P-8:45P MTW Location:
Course Outline: If UH mandates during this term that alternate delivery of courses is required, as occurred during Spring of 2020, please note that this course may be delivered via distance education and/or primarily electronic interaction.
When a debtor runs into financial trouble, the likelihood of a particular creditor getting repaid in whole or in part will often depend on whether the creditor lent on a secured or unsecured basis. Compared to an unsecured creditor, a secured creditor possesses vastly superior legal rights in the collection and enforcement of debts. This course will address the "elevated" legal rights of the secured creditor by focusing upon Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (the "UCC") -- the law of secured financing. We will discuss the rights and remedies of the secured creditor and the unsecured creditor under state law, and we will also address the effect of bankruptcy upon these rights and remedies (no prior knowledge of bankruptcy is required). The course is taught from a problem-solving approach; thus, the classes will focus upon discussing and analyzing real-world legal problems.
Course Syllabus: Syllabus
First Day Assignments:
Final Exam Schedule: 07/01 6-9pm
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Experiential Course Type: No
Bar Course: Important (MEE)
DistanceEd ABA 306:
Pass-Fail Student Election:
Course Materials (5/18/2020 9:26:27 AM)
Course Materials: (1) L. LoPucki, E. Warren & R. Lawless, Secured Transactions: A Systems Approach (8th ed. Aspen 2015) (the Casebook or CB) ISBN 9781454857938; (2) West, Selected Commercial Statutes (2019) Unabridged Edition that includes the Bankruptcy Code) (the Statutory Supplement or SS) ISBN 978-1-68467-008-6; and (3) materials supplied by the Instructor.