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Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on grand jury practice Posted on Mar 6

The Supreme Judicial Court Committee on Grand Jury Proceedings solicits comments on a set of recommended best practices by prosecutors in making presentments to the grand jury.  The committee invites all comments on or before Monday, April 2, 2018. As stated in Commonwealth v. Grassie, 476   …Continue Reading Supreme Judicial Court invites comments on grand jury practice

Federal Grand Jury Posted on Jun 5

A recent Congressional Research Service report explains the function and powers of the federal grand jury. The author, Charles Doyle, provides a brief overview of the federal grand jury system as well as more in-depth information about grand jury subpoenas and secrecy.  This is a good   …Continue Reading Federal Grand Jury