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Gerald Thain

Gerald Thain

Expert on First Amendment free speech law, advertising law, secured transactions law, consumer law

Professor emeritus, Law School Law School — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Deceptive or unfair advertising
  • Protected speech (First Amendment)
  • Tobacco litigation and regulation
  • Loans against personal property collateral


  • Member, Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue
  • Author, "Advertising portion, Surgeon General's Report on Smoking & Health," 1996
  • Author, essay on consumer law, Oxford Handbook of Legal Essays