Origin of grand jury
Examples from the Web for grand jury
McCauley revealed that episode in a “supplemental” report, dated nearly a month after the grand-jury verdict.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis|Richard Ben Cramer|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Boston had the right men to do any thing for the crown, but they did not contrive to get upon the grand-jury.
The grand-jury had found several bills, and most of them for the more aggravated offences in the estimation of the law.Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia|William Gilmore Simms
Ould Mat Hagin got a presentment for the damage out of the grand-jury, and nobody was the worse for it at all.'Lord Kilgobbin|Charles Lever
But the Judge had not packed the Grand-Jury with sufficient care, and so no bill was found.
The judge on his throne, as well as the grand-jury, listened to the argument in favor of the woman.
British Dictionary definitions for grand jury
Culture definitions for grand jury
A jury that decides whether the evidence warrants bringing an accused person to trial. Once indicted (see indictment) by a grand jury, a person must stand trial.