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No More Grand Juries

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No More Grand Juries

New process to evaluate officer-involved fatalities

By Barron Jones

On March 21, 2013, the Bernalillo County District Attorney's office announced that it will convene a panel of senior DA's to evaluate all officer-involved fatalities. The evaluation process will replace the controversial investigative grand juries banned by Bernalillo County District Court judges. The judges banned the investigative grand jury, citing the appearance that prosecutors were not impartial and that New Mexico law does not support the process.

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Odds & Ends

By Devin D. O’Leary
Funny because it happens to someone else.

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