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Unformatted text preview: 4) (III.b.) State Courts, Juvenile Courts, Probate Courts, Magistrate Courts 5) (III.c.)Municipal Courts Court Characteristics Georgia Supreme Court o 7 Justices (Six Justices + Chief Justice) o Six-Year Staggered Terms Court of Appeals o 10 Judges (Three Divisions + Chief Judge) o Six-Year Staggered Terms Method of Judicial Selection Partisan Elections Non-Partisan Elections Merit Selection (Missouri Plan) Gubernatorial Selection Legislative Selection Methods of Judicial Selection Georgia Non-partisan Elections o Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Superior Courts, State Courts Other: Appointment/Partisan Election Gubernatorial Appointment o Vacancies from resignations, retirements, or deaths or the creation of new courts/positions...
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