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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 3:30 p.m. 

Class visits and student led tours are available from January 21st to April 18th, 2014.

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

 

Time Class Professor
     
Monday    
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Eaton
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Wells
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Civil Procedure  E. Burch
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Civil Procedure Hall
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Contracts Coenen
     
Tuesday    
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Leonard
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Civil Procedure Hall
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Contracts Barnett
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Contracts Baradaran
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Contracts Coenen
     
Wednesday    
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts  Eaton
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts  Wells
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts  Leonard
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Civil Procedure  Shipley
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Civil Procedure   E. Burch
     
Thursday    
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Eaton
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Civil Procedure Hall
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Contracts  Baradaran
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Contracts  Coenen
2:30 pm - 3:20 pm Civil Procedure E. Burch
     
Friday    
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Leonard
9:30 am - 10:20 am Torts Wells
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Contracts Baradaran
12:30 pm - 1:20 pm Civil Procedure Shipley
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Contracts  Barnett
     

 

 

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.