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  • Crimes and Penalties in Georgia

    The table lists the different crimes in Georgia, explains what they mean, and indicates the possible sentence range for each crime. This document is an excerpt from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • Criminal Sentencing and Punishment

    This document is an excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). It describes the Sentencing Phase of a Criminal Trial, including: (1) Presentence Investigation, (2) Options for Sentencing (incarceration, probation, fines, restitution, community service, special programs), and (3) Purposes of Sentencing (retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español
  • The Death Penalty

    This document is an excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). This document discusses:(1) The Basic Arguments For and Against the Death Penalty, (2) The Process for a Death Penalty Case. Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
  • Prison and Paroles

    This document is an excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). This document describes (1) the process in which individuals are placed in prison after they have been sentenced, and (2) the function of the State Board of Pardons and Paroles. Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
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    Spanish / Español

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  • Crimes and Penalties in Georgia

    The table lists the different crimes in Georgia, explains what they mean, and indicates the possible sentence range for each crime. This document is an excerpt from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Criminal Sentencing and Punishment

    This document is an excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004). It describes the Sentencing Phase of a Criminal Trial, including: (1) Presentence Investigation, (2) Options for Sentencing (incarceration, probation, fines, restitution, community service, special programs), and (3) Purposes of Sentencing (retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, rehabilitation). Read More

    By:
    Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español