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Georgia Local Government Officers: Rights for Their Wrongs

By Jr. R. Perry Sentell


Responsibility for damage caused by the misconduct of local government officers and employees has long been a concern of the law and of legal observers. According to most accounts, Anglo-American law historically has responded with two diverse rules: immunity for the governments, and liability for the official; both, however, are only points of departure. Although both rules are well established, each carries its own qualifications and the precise relationship between the two is a matter of some controversy

Topics: State and Local Government, Torts/Personal Injury, State and Local Government Law, Torts
Publisher: Digital Commons @ Georgia Law
Year: 1979
OAI identifier: oai:digitalcommons.law.uga.edu:fac_artchop-1104
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