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The sole purpose of a grand jury is to determine if there is sufficient evidence that a crime may have been commited to justify an expensive investigation, filing charges, or proceeding to trial (depends on the jurisdiction).

The grand jury hearings have no bearing on the determination of guilt, much less on the adequacy of the prosecution's case.




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