Grand Jury Proceeding. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 28, 2017

County Investigation Delays Gibson's TrialsPortsmouth judges recuse themselves in fraud, forgery case against Councilman Mark WhitakerWould using grand juries help solve more homicides? | WANELawyers claim grand jury declined to indict former Auburn football ...Grand jury: No more charges in Harrisburg incinerator case, but state law should changeCasey Moreland Indicted by Federal Grand JuryDistrict Attorney's Chief of Investigations Suddenly Leaves JobOrtt election law charges upheld | Local News | lockportjournal.comOrtt charges upheld | Local News | lockportjournal.comCould more homicide cases be solved by using grand juries?Judge denies Silva's work, monitor requests - News - recordnet.com ...Beta Theta Pi petition to return evidence sealed by president judgeJudge upholds charges against Sen. Rob OrttJudge upholds charges against Sen. Rob OrttEl Sobrante: Hate crime charges dropped in musician slaying

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Kilmartin asks court to block release of 38 Studios docs
WPRI 12 Eyewitness NewsApril 4, 2017

Its citations reference Soviet spies and Watergate, as well as a 1917 ruling in Rhode Island federal court that held the defunct Providence Tribune newspaper in contempt for publishing details about a grand jury proceeding. “The public's right to full ...more »

Judge upholds charges against Sen. Rob Ortt
The Journal News | LoHud.comApril 24, 2017

A county judge on Monday upheld Ortt's bid to have the charges tossed.more »

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County Investigation Delays Gibson's Trials
The Oberlin ReviewApril 28, 2017

The trials for two students charged with assault in the aftermath of last November's incident at Gibson's Bakery have been pushed back to May 15 and could lead to additional charges following Wednesday's grand jury hearing. College sophomores Cecelia ...more »

Portsmouth judges recuse themselves in fraud, forgery case against Councilman Mark Whitaker
Virginian-PilotApril 28, 2017

Whitaker, an assistant pastor at New Bethel Baptist Church, was indicted last week by a special grand jury impaneled to hear evidence about his church, its development company and its defunct credit union. He faces 11 counts of forgery, seven counts of ...more »

Would using grand juries help solve more homicides? | WANE
WANEApril 27, 2017

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – When a crime happens, police and prosecutors investigate to find a suspect and then charge that person. Sometimes a grand jury ...more »

Lawyers claim grand jury declined to indict former Auburn football ...
AL.comApril 27, 2017

Landon Rice's lawyers claim he and the woman who accused him of rape last year went before a grand jury in Lee County earlier this month, which declined to ...more »

Grand jury: No more charges in Harrisburg incinerator case, but state law should change
Newsworks.orgApril 27, 2017

The second grand jury convened to investigate the city of Harrisburg's financial crisis isn't recommending more charges — but is calling for changes to state laws in its report just released by the state Attorney General's office. The 82-page report ...more »

Casey Moreland Indicted by Federal Grand Jury
Nashville SceneApril 26, 2017

Former General Sessions Judge Casey MorelandFormer judge Casey Moreland was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday and faces up to 80 years in prison if convicted on all five counts. Moreland is accused of witness tampering, obstruction of an ...more »

District Attorney's Chief of Investigations Suddenly Leaves Job
VoiceofOCApril 26, 2017

“Compelling a member to disclose that the member attended the Grand Jury proceeding is entirely improper as it would force the member to engage in an act of contempt of court,” the letter states. “Further, such questions could arguably be viewed as ...more »

Ortt election law charges upheld | Local News | lockportjournal.com
Lockport Union-Sun & JournalApril 26, 2017

An Albany-based State Supreme Court justice has rejected an attempt by state Sen. Rob Ortt to have the election law violations case he faces thrown out.more »

Ortt charges upheld | Local News | lockportjournal.com
Lockport Union-Sun & JournalApril 26, 2017

An Albany-based State Supreme Court justice has rejected an attempt by state Sen. Rob Ortt to have the election law violations case he faces thrown out.more »

Could more homicide cases be solved by using grand juries?
WANEApril 25, 2017

One argument is that if a witness won't talk to police, he or she can be subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury. Because grand jury proceedings are secret, unless they tell someone they testified, no one would ever know. “You have the ability to ...more »

Judge denies Silva's work, monitor requests - News - recordnet.com ...
Stockton RecordApril 25, 2017

STOCKTON — A judge rejected Anthony Silva's request for permission to work at the Stockton Kids Club and to have the GPS monitor that documents the former ...more »

Beta Theta Pi petition to return evidence sealed by president judge
Centre Daily TimesApril 25, 2017

On Monday, Centre County President Judge Thomas King Kistler issued an order in the case. “...The records in the above captioned matter shall remain strictly confidential and immune from public scrutiny,” Kistler wrote. “Thereby it is ordered, directed ...more »

Judge upholds charges against Sen. Rob Ortt
Poughkeepsie JournalApril 24, 2017

A county judge on Monday upheld Ortt's bid to have the charges tossed.more »

Judge upholds charges against Sen. Rob Ortt
The Journal News | LoHud.comApril 24, 2017

A county judge on Monday upheld Ortt's bid to have the charges tossed.more »

El Sobrante: Hate crime charges dropped in musician slaying
East Bay TimesApril 24, 2017

Porter-Kelly's attorney, Colin Cooper, responded by insisting on a speedy preliminary hearing, a rare move in murder cases. That's when prosecutors sought the grand jury indictment against all three. During grand jury proceedings, prosecutors ask ...more »

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