grand jury

Definition of "grand jury"
  1. A randomly selected group of individuals who regularly meet to determine, based on evidence presented by a prosecutor, if there are sufficient grounds to charge a person and proceed to trial
How to use "grand jury" in a sentence
  1. The grand jury convened to review the evidence and decide on a possible indictment.
  2. After hearing the prosecutor's case, the grand jury decided to commence the trial.
  3. The role of a grand jury is to determine whether a trial should take place.

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