Lawscape: A Jumping-Off Point: The Lay of the Land


Lawscape: A Jumping-Off Point: The Lay of the Land

When is ensuring justice ever “charity”?

Paragraph XII. “Right to the courts.”
No person shall be deprived of the right to prosecute or defend, either in person or by an attorney, that person’s own cause in any of the courts of this state. — The Georgia Constitution

Here’s a very clear summary of the difference betweeen “charity” and “justice”: http://www.saintmarys.edu/~incandel/charjust.html

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