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a jury to inquire into accusations of crime and to evaluate the grounds for indictments

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Diane Carroll, Two Lawyers to Aid Grand Jury Inquiry, KAN.
52943651-5e80-44ee-b7c3-0ae7a879c5fe ("[T]hey were under Article 32 investigation--the military equivalent of a grand jury hearing.
The grand jury attributed the deficit to employee compensation increasing more than projected, employees retiring younger and living longer and the retirement plan's investment portfolio performing worse than expected.
Among the recommendations from the grand jury are annual reports on the plan to the county Board of Supervisors and increased emphasis on a defined contribution 401(k) plan.
The Baltimore Sun, which covered Foxx's story, said that it is unusual to have a client testify before a grand jury because "defense attorneys are not permitted in the room, .
It is imperative that physician executives understand the workings of the grand jury, as the criminalization of health care malfeasance continues to rise.
The grand jury is rooted in long centuries of Anglo-American history.
A Travis County grand jury set up a de facto editorial department this week, campaigning for the ouster of a public official even as it announced that he had violated no state laws.
If the answer is yes, the grand jury issues an indictment, everybody who is not already lawyered up hires a lawyer, and they hold a trial to determine whether the person who was charged in the indictment is innocent or guilty.
Murry Cohen, a partner in Akin Gump s litigation practice in Houston, has authored an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle suggesting reforms to the grand jury system.
In the wake of the recent Michael Brown and Eric Garner decisions, we've been reminded by the media that grand jury proceedings are secret - unless a judge orders that a transcript of the testimony be made public.
Fueling the anger are deep-seated feelings in the African-American community that the grand jury system has been used consistently against them.
LOUIS -- A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months as it weighed whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug.
ISLAMABAD, August 15, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The case of the Executive Director of Kashmiri American Council, Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, has been referred to a grand jury which will determine if there is enough evidence for a trial.
this volume includes essays aimed at reforming the grand jury to meet present realities.