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First-Year Class Schedule

See what the University of Georgia School of Law has to offer. Contact the Admissions Office at 706-542-7060 to schedule a law school tour and/or a first-year class visit. Tours of the law school given by current students 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 the fall semester but will resume again on January 20, 2015.

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

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

 

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.