NYCLU Motion: Garner Grand Jury Records Must Be Public

August 18, 2015 — The New York Civil Liberties Union today requested that the New York Court of Appeals review a lower court’s decision to keep secret records from the Grand Jury which failed to indict an NYPD officer in the death of Eric Garner. The lack of accountability for Eric Garner’s death dramatically shook the public’s confidence in the grand jury system and subsequently prompted conflicting policy proposals, including and up to abolishing the grand jury system altogether.
Full Story  |  Topics: Due Process and Justice, Police Accountability and Criminal Justice Reform Campaigns, Racial Justice, New York City
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