12/09/2014 11:48 am ET Updated Dec 09, 2014

England Has Avoided Eric Garners And Michael Browns By Doing What The U.S. Won't

Andrea Baldo via Getty Images

The grand jury rulings in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have sparked outrage across the U.S. as protests have broken out across the country.

But while many activists and protesters have rightfully focused on racial disparities in the criminal justice system, the rulings reveal another problem: Grand juries may be an inherently flawed way of holding police officers accountable.

Read more on Mic