Moderation is our legislative branch because it moderates and makes our laws.
What did I just read? The Georgia flag stands for Justice, Moderation, and Wisdom, but why?
Justice makes up our judicial branch because that is what we serve to Georgia -justice.
Wisdom is the quality of having knowledge. Which makes up our executive branch
Qualifications-21 yrs of age, US citizen, Georgia resident, and local district resident for 1 year. Terms- 2 year terms Duties- include passing bills on public policy matters, setting levels for state spending, raising and lowering taxes, and voting to uphold or override gubernatorial vetoes. Elections- they are directly voted by the constituents of their district
Representatives Qualifications, terms, etc.
Qualifications-25 yrs of age, US citizen, Georgia resident, and local district resident. Terms- 2 year terms Duties- Introduces legislation to the Georgia Senate Elections- they are directly voted by the constituents of their districts.
senators Qualifications, terms, etc.
LT. Governor elected by popular vote The lieutenant governor's primary job is to serve as President of the Georgia State Senate.
Speaker of House elected by fellow Members of the House to serve as their leader at the beginning of each two year term
enforcing laws, appointing people to state offices, signing bills into laws, suggesting new state programs and laws, and proposing and directing the state budget.
4 yr term, 2 consecutive a candidate must win a statewide election by popular vote.
at least 30 years old, a US citizen for at least 15 yr, a Georgia resident for at least 6 years
president of the Senate, decides committee memberships and chooses committee chairs.
Same as gov. for qualifications and terms except for unlimited terms
Appellate courts are the part of the judicial system that is responsible for hearing and reviewing appeals from legal cases that have already been heard in a trial-level or other lower court.
In trial courts, peoples’ actions are measured against the law. the actions can be judged in one of two ways: by a group of citizens called a jury, or simply by a judge. Trial courts hear and try cases for the first time. The five trial-level courts are superior, state, juvenile, probate, and magistrate courts.
civil law has to deal with disputes between civilians criminal law deals with people hurting other people and felonies.
what is the difference between criminal and civil law??