No Direct Citizen Access to Grand Jury – In re Loigman

This morning, the Supreme Court ruled that private citizens who have information on the commission of crimes have no right under New Jersey Law to direct access to a grand jury. Rather, such a citizen must utilize the the police and prosecutorial agencies that have been established by law to investigate and prosecute crimes. The case reverses an Appellate Division opinion an clarifies a point of law that has previously not been explored in New Jersey.

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