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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 Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Class visits and student led tours have ended for spring and summer 2015 but will resume again in fall of 2015.

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 Criminal Law Amann
10:30 - 11:20 Torts Eaton
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Hashimoto
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Watson
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Hall
     
Tuesday    
10:30 - 11:20 Torts Eaton
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Hashimoto
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Watson
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Barnett
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Baradaran
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Coenen
     
Wednesday    
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Wells
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Leonard
9:30 - 10:20 Criminal Law Amann
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Hall
     
Thursday    
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Wells
9:30 - 10:20 Torts Leonard
9:30 - 10:20 Criminal Law Amann
10:30 - 11:20 Torts Eaton
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Hashimoto
10:30 - 11:20 Criminal Law Watson
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure E. Burch
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 - 2:20 Civil Procedure Hall
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Barnett
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Baradaran
2:30 - 3:20 Contracts Coenen
     
Friday    
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Barnett
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Baradaran
1:30 - 2:20 Contracts Coenen

 

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.

Criminal Law
The historical development of criminal law as well as the analysis of the necessary elements of crimes and the consideration of the principal classes of crimes.

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.