POLS 1101 Chapter 8 essay

POLS 1101 Chapter 8 essay - David Song POLS 1101 Sanford...

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David Song POLS 1101 Sanford Hall 212 Chapter 8 The Georgia state government aims to administer it laws through the county government system which helps to reinforce state authority. The creation of new counties pressured the amendment of the constitution into creating new counties. Over time, some counties died off due to financial problems yet other counties prospered and grew in population and economy. County commissioners are the law makers for the county since they are responsible for regulating the county government and property. The “inferior court” was originally created to govern each county and it had some administrative authority such as public construction, maintenance of county utilities, and levying taxes. Every county elects four constitutional officers with positions such as a clerk of the superior court, who maintains court records and help judges with paperwork. The probate judge deals with property deeds, wills, and marriage licenses and along with supervising elections. The sheriff is the main law enforcement officer in each county who
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2012 for the course POLS 1101 taught by Professor Cann during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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