Monthly Archives: April 2014
What is the Role of a Grand Jury in the Criminal Justice System?
Not all criminal cases require grand juries. In fact, misdemeanors and traffic offenses are not subject to grand juries but all felonies require a grand jury for indictment. Types of grand juries The Handbook for Virginia Grand Jurors describes three types of juries used in felony cases: Regular Grand Jury. The Regular Grand Jury is the… Read More »