This document answers the following questions:
What are constitutional rights? How do constitutional rights differ from other legal rights?From whom do constitutional rights protect you?
The document is excerpted from An Introduction to Law in Georgia, Fourth Edition, published by the Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 1998 (updated 2004).
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