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  • The Pledge of Allegiance Principles  “Wisdom”  applies to the legislative branch in making the laws, “Justice” to the judicial branch in their decisions, and “Moderation” to the executive branch to administer laws in moderation.
  • Governor V.S. LT. Governor
  • House of Representative 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 Senate 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.
  • The House of Rep. and Senate Qualifications etc.
  • The speaker is elected by the members of the house of Representatives and serves at the beginning of every two year term, however the Lt. Governor is along side the Governor and is the President of the Georgia state senate
  • Civil and Criminal Law
  • Differences between Lt. Governor and Speaker of the House
  • at least 30 years old,   a US citizen for at least 15 yr,  a Georgia resident for at least 6 years 4 yr term, 2 consecutive. a candidate must win a statewide election by popular vote. enforcing laws, appointing people to state offices, signing bills into laws, suggesting new state programs and laws, and proposing and directing the state budget. The lieutenant governor is the same as gov. for qualifications and terms except for unlimited terms, president of the Senate, decides committee memberships and chooses committee chairs.
  • 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. Trial 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 cases most likely will serve no jail time and penalties will be fines. They are introduced by a "private party" called a plaintiff. If the judge sees the case in favor of the plaintiff, the defendant will have to pay money to the plaintiff out of "preponderance  of evidence".
  • A criminal case is introduced by the government, who claims that one has committed a crime. The defendant a right to testify to defend their self, but if found guilty of breaking the law he can be punished by jail time, fine, or both. Guilt is harder to prove in criminal cases because the prosecutor must prove the defendant is guilty with a reasonable doubt.
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