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How often a Grand Jury meets

How often a Grand Jury meets

Federal grand juries meet regularly, but the frequency of their meetings varies from one federal judicial district to another. Several grand juries may be meeting at the same time in large urban areas, while grand juries convened in less populous districts may only meet once a week or once a month. Generally, federal grand juries tend to meet when prosecutors need them to consider proposed indictments or to investigate possible criminal activity.
The same is true of state grand juries, although the secrecy and informality that encompass all grand jury proceedings makes it difficult to document how often they actually meet. It appears that state grand juries tend to be called into session by the court that impaneled them whenever the court or the prosecutor decides their assistance is needed.

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