Grand juror


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a member of a grand jury.

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He was endeavoring to impress the mind of the grand juror with the merits of a cause now at issue, Along with these was a pedestrian, who, having thrown a rifle frock over his shirt, and placed his best wool hat above his sunburnt visage, had issued from his retreat in the woods by a footpath, and was striving to keep company with the others, on his way to hear and to decide the disputes of his neighbors, as a petit juror.
Jurors, specifically grand jurors, were also an issue in December when the Court of Appeals held that a grand juror from the Darren Wilson case cant discuss her experience.
Under current law, a random grand juror is tasked with taking notes to make a record of proceedings, which are then turned over to defense attorneys.
strict evidentiary criterion for an indictment: a grand juror should
When a grand juror asked "so we're to disregard this [presumably referring to [section] 563.
After all, the very inclusion of a charge for the grand jury's consideration can be seen as an implicit statement that a sensible grand juror might well vote in favor of an indictment.
Drawing from his experience as a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, appellate court judge and grand juror, Cohen lays out several proposed changes that he says are both legal and could be implemented quickly: Stop using grand jury commissioners to select grand jurors.
DISQUALIFICATION TO SERVE AS A GRAND OR PETIT JUROR FREQUENTLY USED WORDS AND PHRASES GRAND JURY AND PETIT JURY DISTINGUISHED HISTORY OF THE GRAND JURY THE GRAND JURY AS AN ACCUSING AND INVESTIGATIVE BODY OFFICERS OF THE GRAND JURY PROCEDURES PROCEEDINGS OF THE GRAND JURY DETERMINATION WHETHER TO RETURN AN INDICTMENT OR A NO TRUE BILL THE STATE ATTORNEY (OR THE STATEWIDE PROSECUTOR) AS LEGAL ADVISOR TO THE GRAND JURY SECRECY OF GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS PROTECTION AND IMMUNITY OF GRAND JURORS ON BEING A GRAND JUROR--SOME PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS CONCLUSION
Most people point to this broad prosecutorial control and lack of grand juror independence as the cause of society's disenchantment with grand juries.
One of his first tasks was to compromise federal grand juror Hoppy Heidelberg and get him kicked off the grand jury.
8) Indeed, the common law oath of a grand juror "says not a single word about indictments; on the contrary, at common law the grand jury swore to ~diligently inquire and true presentments make.