Structure & Processes of the Georgia Judicial Branch


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What is the Georgia judiciary?

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1. What is the lowest level of court in the state of Georgia?

2. What makes the magistrate courts different from Georgia's other state courts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This practice assessment will ask you questions that have to do specifically with the judicial branch of Georgia's government. You'll be quizzed on concepts dealing with its courts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more precise, you'll be tested on:

  • What the Georgia judiciary is
  • Georgia's lowest and highest levels of court
  • A unique quality of the the magistrate courts
  • The court that prosecutes county-specific felonies

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the responsibilities of different court classifications in Georgia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the magistrate court and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the function of Georgia's judiciary to gain insight into the state's court structure

Additional Learning

In order to learn more about this state's judicial branch, take a look at our video lesson titled Structure & Processes of the Georgia Judicial Branch. In this lesson, we'll discuss:

  • State, municipal, appellate, and magistrate courts
  • The relationships between courts
  • How each type of court is run and why they're used