Grand Jury Practice

Grand Jury Practice is the most comprehensive treatise available on how grand juries function. Thorough and pragmatic, it brings together statutory and case law, Justice Department regulations, important variations in state court practice (including charts of relevant statutes), and practical advice on what really happens in grand jury proceedings.
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Grand Jury Practice is the most comprehensive treatise available on how grand juries function. Thorough and pragmatic, it brings together statutory and case law, Justice Department regulations, important variations in state court practice (including charts of relevant statutes), and practical advice on what really happens in grand jury proceedings. You'll learn to improve your odds in a game stacked heavily against you—how to deal with prosecutors, turn subpoenas and document requests to your advantage, monitor the progress of an investigation, and make the most of hidden strategic opportunities.

You'll find extensive discussion of the composition and conduct of the grand jury, the law of privilege, joint defense agreements, prosecutorial misconduct, evidentiary issues, grand jury secrecy, and many other constitutional and tactical issues.

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Table of Contents


CHAPTER 1

Introduction



CHAPTER 2

History of the Grand Jury



CHAPTER 3

Current Use of the Grand Jury



CHAPTER 4

The Prosecutor's Burden



CHAPTER 5

Responding to Subpoenas: Procedural Overview



CHAPTER 6

The Fifth Amendment



CHAPTER 7

First Amendment



CHAPTER 8

Electronic Surveillance



CHAPTER 9

Parallel Proceedings



CHAPTER 10

Immunity



CHAPTER 11

Sanctions for Refusal to Testify After a Grant of Immunity: Contempt



CHAPTER 12

Joint Representation



CHAPTER 13

Monitoring the Investigation



CHAPTER 14

Prosecutorial Misconduct and Remedies



Index