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Resource ID: #4126
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: San Diego Union-Tribune



San Diego Tribune article on the role of the grand jury in the criminal justice system says the bodies are haphazard and ineffective in their investigations, partly due to a 1978 Supreme Court decision that gave criminal defendants the right to a preliminary hearing even after indictment by a grand jury, June 12, 1986. (Supplement: U.S. Justice Department review of grand jury reform issues.)

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