Definition of grand jury in English:

grand jury

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noun

US Law
  • A jury, normally of twenty-three jurors, selected to examine the validity of an accusation prior to trial.
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    • After he turned down the plea bargain, a grand jury indicted Webb on fourth degree criminal contempt.
    • He was indicted by a federal grand jury on illegal gun possession charges.
    • Four grand juries examined the case without returning an indictment.

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