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Grand

In the United States, a slang term for multiples of $1,000. The term "big ones" is also used. For example, "10 grand" and "10 big ones" both mean $10,000.
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1981) (holding that the grand jury counsel need not be at all times present in the grand jury room during the grand jury hearing).
A, question 7 ("Although most cases returned True Bills, the fact that we had the system would be a sufficient check because prosecutors would not bring a case to the grand jury unless they were fairly certain they had sufficient evidence.
Members of the Board of Supervisors said although the grand jury report is helpful, there is no cause for alarm.
The grand jury took a snapshot in time which did not represent the overall performance of the portfolio," he said.
The grand jury is often described as having dual roles.
In complex crimes, this use of the grand jury is invaluable in the government's effort to collect evidence.
The grand jury took no action on this complaint," the jurors wrote.
I don't think they had the votes, so they put out this pretty sleazy report and didn't indict him," said Randall "Buck" Wood, an attorney who worked for Bullock in various jobs over the years, and who was called to testify before the grand jury that investigated his old boss.
But here's something that many Ore gonians may not know: We are one of only three states in the nation that still rely on handwritten notes created by a grand juror instead of a verbatim recording of the grand jury proceedings.
But when it comes to accuracy and transparency in grand jury proceedings, Oregon is failing.
Q: How was the grand jury different from other juries?
A: The grand jury can determine only whether probable cause exists to indict Wilson, not whether he is guilty.