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This month, Part 2 of our three-part series on the Criminal Process explores The Grand Jury, The Arraignment, and Pre-Trial Proceedings and Motions.

Images of Lady Justice, a gavel and law book representing the criminal defense processThe Grand Jury

Grand jury proceedings are held in private with the jury acting independent of the court.  During these proceedings, the grand jury is responsible for evaluating the evidence to determine if there is probable cause, meaning they feel there is sufficient reason to believe the suspect has committed a crime.

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