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Spring 2018 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 at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.

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    
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Lisa Milot
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Christian Turner
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Civil Procedure David E. Shipley
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Matthew I. Hall
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Lonnie T. Brown Jr.
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Property Lisa Milot
     
Tuesday    
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Logan E. Sawyer III
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Sonja R. West
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Dan T. Coenen
     
Wednesday    
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Lisa Milot
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Christian Turner
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Civil Procedure David E. Shipley
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Matthew I. Hall
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Lonnie T. Brown Jr.
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Property Lisa Milot
     
Thursday    
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Lisa Milot
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Property Christian Turner
9:00 - 10:10 A.M. Civil Procedure David E. Shipley
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Matthew I. Hall
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Civil Procedure Lonnie T. Brown Jr.
1:00 - 2:10 P.M. Property Lisa Milot
     
Friday    
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Logan E. Sawyer III
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Sonja R. West
1:00 - 2:15 P.M. Constitutional Law Dan T. Coenen

 

Course Descriptions

Civil Procedure
This course covers the lifecycle of a lawsuit in federal court, including the scope and nature of the federal courts’ constitutional and statutory authority to decide cases.  Topics include statutory and constitutional constraints on judicial power to render an enforceable judgment against a defendant, subject-matter jurisdiction, venue, pleading, joinder, discovery, summary judgment, trial and post-trial motions, and the preclusive effect of final judgments.  The course also touches on choice of law, separation of powers, federalism, forum shopping, and the interpretation of Rules, statutes, and constitutional text.

Constitutional Law
This course addresses the meaning and impact of the Constitution of the United States, particularly with regard to the subjects of federalism, separation of powers, the judicial function and due process of law.

Property
This course addresses the recognition, development, and regulation of rights in real property and personal property, including the nature and function of possession and title, shared ownership, private and public rights, and transfers of property.