Christine Scartz teaching a class

The University of Georgia School of Law is pleased to offer the following schedule of classes to undergraduates studying at UGA.


Fall 2024

  • JURI 3700 Antimonopoly and American Democracy: Case Studies in American Capitalism
    3 Credit Hours, Tuesday, Thursday @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm (DRH - K, 109)
    • Laura Phillips-Sawyer
      This course teaches students about antitrust law by placing it within the wider scope of the American antimonopoly tradition. This course enables students to engage in this ongoing debate and to answer for themselves the perennial question of our time: how should we regulate market competition in a liberal democracy?
  • JURI 3200S Law and Social Justice: Strategic Advocacy
    3 Credit Hours, Tuesday, Thursday @ 2:20 pm - 3:35 pm (HRH - L, 366)
    • Christine Scartz
      Through readings, various media, and classroom discussions, students will learn about social justice in the legal context. Students will compose a reflective journal writing and a written project/class presentation proposing a creative social justice response to a real-world community need or issue identified by faculty and the students.
  • JURI 3233 Foundations of American Law
    3 Credit Hours, Tuesday, Thursday @ 9:35 am - 10:50 am
    • Christian Turner
      An introduction to legal reasoning, fundamental law and policy argumentative tools, the various types of legal institutions, the administrative state, and the interpretation of statutes and the Constitution. Foundational study will lead to legally sophisticated analyses and discussion concerning recently argued or decided Supreme Court cases.
  • JURI 4110 Democracy and the Constitution
    3 Credit Hours, Wednesday @ 2:00 pm - 4:50 pm (HRH - L, 366)
    • Lori Ringhand
      Examination of concepts of democracy and equal citizenship through the prism of the U.S. Constitution. Students will examine the rights and responsibilities of membership in the American civic community and how those rights and responsibilities have changed over time. Examination of each of these conflicts will center on their relationship to the rights and duties embodied in the U.S. Constitution.
  • JURI 3500 Undergraduate Mock Trial
    2 Credit Hours
    • Lauren Lutton
      Students will earn credit through participation as members of the University of Georgia Mock Trial Team. Participants in the course will assume roles as lawyers, witnesses, and/or student coaches preparing for and competing in tournaments sponsored by the American Mock Trial Association. Limited to members of the UGA Mock Trial Team.

Spring 2025

  • JURI 2990 Law, Justice and the State
    3 Credit Hours, Monday, Thursday @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
    • Logan Sawyer
      This course introduces students to the ways that lawyers, historians, social scientists, and others evaluate the law’s relationship to justice, the state, and democracy, and helps them understand how those relationships have shaped and been shaped by social, cultural, economic, and political ideas and institutions.
  • JURI 3505 Spies, Lies, and Lawyers: Social Media, Misinformation and the Law
    3 Credit Hours, Tuesday, Thursday @ 9:35 am - 10:50 am (HRH - D, 254)
    • Savanna Nolan
      Analysis of any kind first depends on the ability to research and evaluate sources effectively.  This course will provide students with skills and vocabulary necessary for basic research in the modern American setting. In addition to providing students with skills that will help them on any research paper, this class will also expand upon other courses that discuss current laws or politics, including Modern American Legal Theory – JURI 4199/6199; Bureaucracy and the Law – PADP 4690; Sociology of Law – SCOI 4830; and any of the “Law as Professional Practice” courses.
  • JURI 3821 Race and Law
    3 Credit Hours, Monday, Wednesday, Friday @ 11:30 am - 12:20 pm (DRH - K, 109)
    • Gregory Roseboro
      An examination of the effects of race on the structure and practice of law, on thinking about law, and on legal education.


For any questions, please contact the law school's associate dean for academic affairs at (706) 542-7140.