Moderation urges the executive branch to carry out laws calmly within the boundaries of the law
Wisdom reminds the legislative branch to be wise when they create laws
What do the 3 pillars on the flag stand for?
Justice appeals to the judical branch for and just decisions
Members of both house serve 2 years with no limit on consecutive terms. General Assembly members are elected in general elections in their local districts.
In order to be apart of the senate or the house of representatives you have to be a Georgia citizen for at least 2 years
They have to attend a 40 day session that begins in January. For the rest of there term they take a place in special sessions and committees
Senators must be at least 25 years old and representative must be 21. And must be a legal resident in there district
The speaker of the house is elected by other members of the house to serve as their leader for a 2 year term
The Lt. Governor serves as governor if the current governor cannot serve a full term
The Lt. Governor is elected by popular vote, but it is on a different ballot than the Governor
The Governor (me) and the Lt. Governor (him) must be 30 years old, must be a U.S. citizen for 15 years, and be a Georgia resident for 6 year
The governor can sign bills, veto them, or do nothing to it. The Governor is the Chief Executive Officer of the state.
The Governor and I do not run on the same ticket I do the exact same thing as the governor if he is not able to serve the full term. We serve 4 year terms, but the governor can only serve 2 consecutive terms while I can serve unlimited terms
Trial court has six different courts, Superior, State, Juvenile, Probate, and Magistrate court. Trial courts hear and try cases for the first time. In trial courts peoples actions are measured against the law
There are 2 types of appellate courts, Supreme Court, and Court of Appeals. These courts make sure that trials are fair and do not go against Georgia's Constitution They only hear cases that have been heard by lower courts.
Civil law handles private disputes where one person or group say that another person or group has somehow done them wrong. Most civil cases do not result in a sentence, the defendant may have to pay money to the plaintiff
Criminal law deals with actions that harm people and society. These are usually misdemeanors or felonies