Grand Jury Proceeding. Legal news and articles for March 11 - 13, 2012

Coos County grand jury questions Celina Cass' stepfatherI-Team: New Subpoenas Issued In Plaquemines ParishDetails of Jail Death of Eric Perez; Arrested for MarijuanaSandusky Judge Delays Ruling on Alleged Penn State Sex Abuse Case EvidenceGrand Jury Indicts Murder SuspectCelina Cass Stepfather Questioned by Grand JuryPima County grand jury indicts mother, grandmother, aunt in death of 1-year ...Sandusky Judge Delays Ruling on Request for More Details About AllegationsMurder case could be thrown out after DA's mistakeArd's removal no surprise to GOPGrand jury hands down 130-plus indictmentsFrom ruling in July to meeting last week, Ard exit expectedSal DiMasi headed back to Kentucky prisonMurder case could be thrown out after grand jury hears confidential lawyer ...Key ruling due Monday in Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case

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Gloucester County grand jury indicts 14
Gloucester County Times - NJ.comMarch 2, 2012

By John Barna/Gloucester County Times • Austin D. Iliescu, 20, of Glassboro on charges of burglary, conspiracy to commit burglary and theft by illegal retention between Oct. 25 and Nov. 1, 2010 in Glassboro. • Anthony R. Paynter, 23, of West Deptford ...more »

BREAKING NEWS: Crestview Maj. Joseph Floyd arrested
The Northwest Florida Daily NewsMarch 6, 2012

It states he intimidated, or misled other officers “to cause or induce the person to withhold testimony, or withhold a record, document, or other object from an official investigation or official proceeding.” Along with the indictment, the grand jury...more »

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Coos County grand jury questions Celina Cass' stepfather
The Union LeaderMarch 13, 2012

A grand jury can be seated in order to subpoena people reluctant to speak to police and force them to testify. A grand jury also issues formal felony charges called indictments. All grand jury proceedings are secret, and homicide prosecutors have tried ...more »

I-Team: New Subpoenas Issued In Plaquemines Parish
WDSU New OrleansMarch 13, 2012

NEW ORLEANS -- A federal grand jury has issued subpoenas to individuals working in several public agencies in Plaquemines Parish, the WDSU I-Team has learned. Sources said the government is seeking information from people affiliated with the District ...more »

Details of Jail Death of Eric Perez; Arrested for Marijuana
Opposing ViewsMarch 13, 2012

Late last week, a West Palm Beach grand jury dealt a significant blow to the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). It found a young man died under their watch due to “fundamentally inadequate” medical care. You may remember the disturbing story ...more »

Sandusky Judge Delays Ruling on Alleged Penn State Sex Abuse Case Evidence
BusinessWeekMarch 12, 2012

Prosecutors have also argued against revealing some pretrial evidence citing the confidentiality of information gathered during grand jury proceedings, and an ongoing investigation. The request by Sandusky lawyer Joseph Amendola for precise times and ...more »

Grand Jury Indicts Murder Suspect
Patch.comMarch 12, 2012

Robert Eugene Vasquez is accused of lying in wait, then nearly decapitating a neighbor in his San Juan Capistrano mobile home park. That victim died. Authorities believe he attacked again, two days later. That victim lived. By Penny Arévalo Vasquez, ...more »

Celina Cass Stepfather Questioned by Grand Jury
New Hampshire Public RadioMarch 12, 2012

By Chris Jensen A Coos Country Grand jury met today/Monday in Lancaster as the investigation into the death of 11-year-old Celina Cass continues. As NHPR's Chris Jensen reports, the dead girl's stepfather was questioned. Wendell Noyes is the stepfather ...more »

Pima County grand jury indicts mother, grandmother, aunt in death of 1-year ...
The RepublicMarch 12, 2012

A Pima County grand jury has indicted three women in the death of a 1-year-old girl including the baby's mother. Prosecutors say the three now are facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Za'Naya Flores. Authorities say the girl died from ...more »

Sandusky Judge Delays Ruling on Request for More Details About Allegations
BloombergMarch 12, 2012

Prosecutors have also argued against revealing some pretrial evidence citing the confidentiality of information gathered during grand jury proceedings, and an ongoing investigation. The request by Sandusky lawyer Joseph Amendola for precise times and ...more »

Murder case could be thrown out after DA's mistake
Boston.comMarch 12, 2012

A murder charge against a Massachusetts man could be dismissed because prosecutors allowed a grand jury to hear a confidential conversation between him and his lawyer. Jonathan Niemic of New Bedford is accused of fatally stabbing Michael Correia of ...more »

Ard's removal no surprise to GOP
Sumter ItemMarch 12, 2012

Finally, state Attorney General Alan Wilson met secretly Thursday with the Legislature's two top officers. The accusations that have dogged Ard for months also have dogged state senators, who anticipated a major political shakeup if Ard were to lose ...more »

Grand jury hands down 130-plus indictments
The Daily News JournalMarch 12, 2012

MURFREESBORO — A Rutherford County grand jury indicted more than 130 individuals during its meeting this month. All of the following individuals are scheduled to be arraigned March 19 at the Rutherford County Judicial Building.more »

From ruling in July to meeting last week, Ard exit expected
Charlotte ObserverMarch 12, 2012

For the months in between, however, many of the state's political leaders were in the dark as to what was going on as the State Grand Jury considered Ard's fate. Witnesses appeared before that Grand Jury and afterward told others what they had been ...more »

Sal DiMasi headed back to Kentucky prison
Boston HeraldMarch 11, 2012

DiMasi was temporarily moved to Rhode Island early last month to potentially serve as a witness in a federal grand jury investigation of patronage hires in the state Probation Department, multiple sources told the Herald. The grand jury has been ...more »

Murder case could be thrown out after grand jury hears confidential lawyer ...
The RepublicMarch 11, 2012

BOSTON — Murder charges against a Massachusetts man accused of stabbing another man after a brief altercation could be dismissed because prosecutors allowed a grand jury to hear a confidential conversation between him and his lawyer.more »

Key ruling due Monday in Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case
Fox NewsMarch 11, 2012

Last week, a judge ruled to give Sandusky's lawyer detailed testimony from the grand jury 10 days before the trial. Local trial expert attorney Lou D'Onofrio said that detailed grand jury report should help Sandusky's defense.more »

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