en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_jury

A grand jury is a jury – a group of citizens – empowered by law to conduct legal proceedings and investigate potential criminal conduct, and determine whether ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_juries_in_the_United_States

The United States is one of only two common law jurisdictions in the world, along with Liberia, that continues to use the grand jury to screen criminal indictments.

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/how-does-a-grand-jury-work.html

The grand jury plays an important role in the criminal process, but not one that involves a finding of guilt or punishment of a party. Learn about how a grand jury  ...

www.uscourts.gov/services-forms/jury-service/types-juries

A grand jury is presented with evidence from the U.S. attorney, the prosecutor in federal criminal cases. The grand jury determines whether there is “probable ...

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/grand_jury

Grand Jury. A group of people selected to sit on a jury that decide whether to return an indictment. An indictment formally charges a person with committing a ...

www.msnbc.com/msnbc/6-your-questions-about-grand-juries-answered

Dec 5, 2014 ... Attorney and legal analyst Seema Iyer answers some frequently asked questions about grand juries.

www.justice.gov/usao/justice-101/charging

Witnesses may be called to testify, evidence is shown to the grand jury, and an outline of the case is presented to the grand jury members. The grand jury listens  ...

www.ncsc.org/topics/jury/grand-juries/state-links.aspx

Mississippi Code Section 13-7-7. Jurisdiction of state grand jury; petition to impanel state grand jury; impaneling state grand jury; powers and duties of ...

www.britannica.com/topic/grand-jury

Grand jury, in Anglo-American law, a group that examines accusations against persons charged with crime and, if the evidence warrants, makes formal charges  ...