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January 26, 2017

Part 5 of 5 of my series on Grand Juries:

How can someone accused of a crime benefit from the Grand Jury process?

When someone is accused of a felony, it is often by complaint. That means the case has not been indicted yet. This is a very important stage for the accused....

January 19, 2017

Part 4 of my series on Grand Juries: What else can a Grand Jury do?

Where I last left off, I talked about the process by which a Grand Jury reviews a case briefly with a prosecutor then votes whether to indict. That is the vast majority of Grand Jury cases. But Grand Ju...

January 10, 2017

Part 3 of my series on Grand Juries: What goes on in that Grand Jury room?

This is the door to the Grand Jury area at the Harris County Criminal Justice Center. Through this door is a pair of waiting rooms, a reception area where the Bailiffs are, and behind that are th...

January 8, 2017

Part 2 in my series about Grand Juries: Who are the "Grand Jurors"?

Grand Jurors are just citizens like anyone else. There are a series of requirements (Article 19.08 of the Code of Criminal Procedure if you really want to look it up), but basically, they come from the...

January 6, 2017

Non-criminal lawyer folks don't often know much about the Grand Jury process, so I'm going to do a few posts over the next week or so laying out the basic facts of the process, how it works, and ultimately how a person accused of a crime can use the Grand Jury to his a...

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