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  • January 19, 2015
    [San Mateo County] Senator blasts school officials: Jerry Hill wants civil grand jury to look into district actions, conduct
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  • January 19, 2015
    [Santa Clara County] Palo Alto: Council to consider closed session voting policy
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  • January 19, 2015
    [Orange County]: Grand Jury Faces Chronic Shortage of Applicants
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  • January 18, 2015
    [Santa Clara County]: San Jose man finds new purpose in civic duty
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  • January 8, 2015
    A stint on the civil grand jury sheds light on how Monterey County works.
    I don’t recall ever hearing or reading the term “grand jury” as much as I have in the last few months. The criminal grand jury decisions – in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York – not to indict police officers for their roles in the...
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  • December 27, 2014
    Riverside County still working on CID grant policies
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  • December 27, 2014
    [Madera County] Grand Jury praises cemetery district
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This organization is composed of current and former grand jurors from throughout the state. It is dedicated to promoting the understanding of the unique practices of grand juries in California and to educating the public and prospective grand jurors about the beneficial oversight function of this system.

For a brief overview of the California grand jury system, SEE the 4 1/2 minute VIDEO -Agents of Change and READ our concise 50-page booklet - The California Grand Jury System.  

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