California Grand Jurors’ Association About CGJA

Welcome to the website of the California Grand Jurors’ Association.  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.  This dedication is embodied in our mission statement as follows:


To promote, preserve, and support the grand jury system through training, education, and outreach.

California Grand Jury News

Grand Jury Resources

Contains important reference information mainly for impaneled juries, presents sample administrative documents developed by grand juries, links to websites that have information to support investigations, and frequently asked questions about grand jury procedures and operations.

Chapters & Associations

Presents documents, mainly developed by chapters, that may be helpful to other chapters in grand juror recruiting and orientation – and in grand jury report follow up (implementation review). Also presents guidance and sample documents for chapter formation.

Grand Jurors’ Journal

Current Issue

A major source of information about the civil grand jury system and CGJA, the bimonthly Grand Jurors’ Journal contains CGJA announcements, chapter news, training information, and other articles of interest to our members.