May 11, 2023: 70 Million: GRAND JURIES, THE BLACK BOX OF JUSTICE REFORM?
Grand juries are supposed to safeguard against the government charging people with a crime when it lacks sufficient evidence. But because prosecutors control what happens in grand jury proceedings, they almost always get an indictment. That is, unless the accused is a police officer. This week on Making Contact, we hear a story from our podcast partner 70 Million about a case of police brutality in Dallas that evaporated after going before a grand jury in an edited version of Grand Juries, The Black Box of Justice Reform?”