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One who reads the judicial output of Georgia's appellate courts for the past decade can certainly be impressed with the high quality of the writing often found in these pages. We can understand why much of it goes unnoticed on the national scene, since other courts and law teachers are programmed by long tradition to look largely to the Northeastern States for legal scholarship. But we now find a stirring trend toward more progressive thinking and impatience with outworn platitudes in both appellate courts, as illustrated in some of the rulings discussed below.