Commercial Law: Secured Transactions (SD 479)


Introduction to commercial transactions under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, including the creation, attachment and perfection of security interests in personal property and fixtures, enforcement of security interests through repossession, foreclosure and disposition of collateral, and consumer rights in auto repossessions and foreclosures. Attention will also be given to the creation, perfection and enforcement of real property mortgages, to motor vehicle transactions under the Uniform Certificate of Title Act, and to the enforceability of security interests and mortgages in bankruptcy. This subject is tested on the Bar examination in a majority of states, including, among others, Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, D.C., Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands. Provisions of Article 9 concerning fixtures also are tested on the California Bar Examination.


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