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Constitutional Rights Overview (1)+

  • Fair Treatment by the Government: Equal Protection

    In the United States people have the right to be treated in a fair and equal way by the government. This protection is contained in the "Equal Protection" clauses of the U.S. Constitution. This document tells you more about your rights to be treated fairly and equally. The document is excerpted 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
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Know Your Rights Articles (3)+

  • Fair Treatment by the Government: Equal Protection

    In the United States people have the right to be treated in a fair and equal way by the government. This protection is contained in the "Equal Protection" clauses of the U.S. Constitution. This document tells you more about your rights to be treated fairly and equally. The document is excerpted 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
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • The Rule of Law

    This short video explains the importance of the legal system in American society. This video is one in a series of public service videos presented by the State Bar of Georgia. Read More

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    State Bar of Georgia
  • Trial by Jury

    This short video explains the importance of the legal system in American society and particulary, the citizen-juror. This video is one in a series of public service videos presented by the State Bar of Georgia. Read More

    By:
    State Bar of Georgia