Knowing Your Government: A Grand Jury’s Job Explained In Plain English

A grand jury in the United States is usually composed of 16 to 23 citizens, though in Virginia it is composed of fewer numbers for regular or special grand juries. The function of a grand jury is to accuse persons who may be guilty of an offense, but the institution is also a shield against … More Knowing Your Government: A Grand Jury’s Job Explained In Plain English