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First-Year Class Schedule

See what the University of Georgia School of Law has to offer. During the school year, class visits and tours of the law school given by current students and are available daily Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:20 am and 2:30 pm, on Tuesdays at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm, and on Thursdays at 11:30 am and 2:30 pmTours for Spring 2016 will end on April 26th.

The University of Georgia School of Law is committed to providing reasonable access and accommodations for people with disabilities upon request. For assistance, please contact 706-542-5167 at least three business days prior to your visit.

Please select a first-year class day and time to visit.  Course descriptions are below.

Time Class Professor
     
Monday    
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Wells
9:30 - 10:20 Torts  Leonard
9:30 - 10:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Baradaran
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Rodrigues
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
     
Tuesday    
12:30 - 1:20 Torts Eaton
12:30 - 1:20 Contracts Barnett
12:30 - 1:20 Civil Procedure Lea
     
Wednesday    
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Wells
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Leonard
9:30 - 10:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Baradaran
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Rodrigues
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
     
Thursday    
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Wells
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Leonard
9:30 - 10:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
12:30 - 1:20 Torts Eaton
12:30 - 1:20 Contracts Barnett
12:30 - 1:20 Civil Procedure Lea
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Baradaran
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Rodrigues
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
     
Friday    
12:30 - 1:20 Torts Eaton
12:30 - 1:20 Contracts Barnett
12:30 - 1:20 Civil Procedure Lea

 

Course Descriptions

Civil Procedure
Civil Procedure is concerned with the process of adjudication by which courts resolve controversies brought to them as lawsuits. The course considers the rules of procedure governing civil actions in state and federal trial courts with special emphasis on selecting the proper forum, bringing the necessary parties before the court, stating claims for relief, gathering information to support or rebut such claims, resolving disputed claims by trial, and obtaining review of the accuracy and fairness of the resulting decision.

Contracts
An introduction to the law of legally enforceable promises including offers and their acceptance; duration and termination of offers; consideration; requisites of contracts under seal; parties affected by contracts; parole evidence rule; statute of frauds; performance of contracts; effect of illegality; discharge of contracts.

Torts
These courses explore the basic principles underlying the law of civil liability for conduct causing damage to others. Topics include intentionally inflicted harm to a person's physical or emotional well-being, negligently inflicted harm and liability resulting from use and misuse of products.