special grand jury

Definition of "special grand jury"
  1. A group of people, called in by the court at its own discretion, either in addition to or as a substitute for the regular grand jury, notably when the regular grand jury has already concluded its term
How to use "special grand jury" in a sentence
  1. The court decided to call a special grand jury because the regular one had already been discharged.
  2. To expedite the proceedings, the judge opted for a special grand jury alongside the regular one.
  3. Due to the nature of the case, a special grand jury was deemed more appropriate than the regular one.

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