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These Are The Chilling Stories Of Abuse Covered Up By The Catholic Church
A Pennsylvania grand jury identified more than 300 alleged "predator priests." Here are just some of the stories.
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Trump Supporter Says He Will Testify Before Grand Jury In Mueller Probe
By Mark Hosenball, Reuters
Theodore Malloch, the author of a forthcoming pro-Trump book, said he was served with a subpoena this week.
Ex-Trump Aide Goes On Media Blitz
Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg is refusing a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
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Some Trump Supporters Think Mueller's Grand Jury Has Too Many Black People
Ryan J. Reilly
The racist attack on the federal grand jury in D.C. adds to the ways the president's backers are trying to discredit the Russia probe.
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Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops
Baltimore's police commissioner says the evidence suggests Sean Suiter's death was not related to his testimony.
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What You Need To Know About The Grand Jury's Part In The Russia Probe
Grand jurors investigate in secret, while their targets try to spin what's happening.
Californians Call for a Grand Jury Investigation of the Primary
Founder and CEO, Writeindependent.org
WatchtheVoteUSA.com is taking declarations from Californians, to show a jury of their peers the various ways in which voters were disenfranchised.
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Prosecutor Says Grand Jury Will Not Consider Police Shooting Of Jamar Clark
By Christopher Tigue, Reuters
The prosecutor said he will make the determination whether there is sufficient evidence to charge the officers.
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Ohio Prosecutor Won't Release Tamir Rice Grand Jury Testimony
In response, the NAACP said they are planning to file a motion with the judge.
I Could Be the Next Tamir Rice
13-year-old political commentator, activist and writer
When looking at the Tamir Rice case, I can't help but put myself in his shoes. When he died, he was just a year younger than I am now. So, as you could imagine when the video of his tragic shooting was released shortly after, it rocked me to my core.
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No One Was Indicted In The Tamir Rice Case. That Was The Plan All Along.
The prosecutor made it abundantly clear he wanted the two cops to walk.
The Grand Jury Subpoena Bully Game
Criminal defense lawyer
The government can - and often does - issue grand jury subpoenas that are un-tailored and overbroad, and because this practice is capable of abuse in the extreme, why not encourage transparency, rather than allow a prosecutor to close the shades, thus keeping the sunlight out?
A Tiered System of Justice, the Veil, & "Double Consciousness"
Warren J. Blumenfeld
Maybe one day, we white people may escape from our self-imposed hermetically sealed worlds that cut us off from the realities of our neighbors of color, a day when we become fluent in the multiple languages of "race."
Governor Cuomo, We've Had Enough!
Founder, All Def Digital
I am beyond disbelief that even though there is a glaring problem with the policies of policing in New York City, coupled with an inherently flawed justice system, not one new law has been passed since a father of four was choked out on a hot, summer day last July in Staten Island.
On Three-Year Anniversary Of Ramarley Graham's Death, His Mother Is Still Waiting For Answers
What Is on the Horizon for Grand Jury Reform?
Senior Counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New Yo...
Some of the current proposals may deserve consideration but they would have greater long-term impact and meaning if they improve transparency within the criminal justice system more generally and are not limited to cases just involving police.
What We've Lost Since Ethan Saylor's Death
Author, Speaker, Advocate
During these last two years, #JusticeForEthan has evolved from the demand for answers regarding one man's death to the rallying cry focused on the need for change. Despite all that has been lost -- and it is far too much -- there is now a spotlight on where changes need to come.
Lawyers March For Release Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Records
Foley Square: Our Streets
Since December 3rd, I have returned to the streets because having a voice in the justice system is not sufficient either. In solidarity with my angered peers, I lean on the unofficial fourth branch of government that has the final say: collective civil society.
The Game Is Rigged: Why Americans Keep Losing to the Police State
John W. Whitehead
Attorney, President of The Rutherford Institute, and author of...
Being a citizen in the American police state is much like playing a game of cards against a stacked deck: you're always going to lose.
Extrajudicial Killings Show Grand Jury Reform Long Overdue
Rep. Hank Johnson
U.S. Representative for Georgia's 4th District
Passage of this bill would replace the secretive grand jury process with a special prosecutor/open court, probable cause inquiry that would help restore trust in our justice system, while ensuring a fair process for all parties.
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