Grand-jury sentence example

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  • On the 24th of November he was indicted for high treason at the Old Bailey, the chief ground being a paper of association for the defence of the Protestant religion, which, though among his papers, was not in his handwriting; but the grand jury ignored the bill.
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  • The list of grievances presented by Wesley's enemies to the Grand Jury at Savannah gives abundant evidence of his unwearying labours for his flock.
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  • In this same year a system of peonage that had grown up in the state attracted wide attention, and a Federal grand jury at a single term of court indicted a number of men for holding persons as "peons."
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  • The edition of 1723 was presented as a nuisance by the Grand Jury of Middlesex, was denounced in the London Journal by "Theophilus PhiloBritannus," and attacked by many writers, notably by Archibald Campbell (1691-1756) in his Aretelogia (published as his own by Alexander Innes in 1728; afterwards by Campbell, under his own name, in 1733, as Enquiry into the Original of Moral Virtue).
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  • The author was prosecuted by the grand jury of Middlesex; and, when he attempted to settle in Dublin at the beginning of 1697, he was denounced from the pulpit and elsewhere.
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  • The grand jury was reduced to twelve members, and nine concurring may indict.
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  • The administrative and fiscal duties previously exercised by the grand jury in each county were transferred to a county council, new administrative counties being formed for the purposes of the act, in some cases by the alteration of existing boundaries.
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  • O'Dogherty, chief of Inishowen, and foreman of the grand jury which found a bill for treason against the earls of Tyrone and Tyrconnel, was insulted by Sir George Paulet, the governor of Derry.
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  • The county commissioners of each county have charge of the poor-house of the county, appoint its superintendent, physician and other officials, and report annually to the judge of the Court of General Sessions, who submits this report to the grand jury.
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  • The word's out the grand jury is inches away from returning an indictment against Big Daddy Delasandro!
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  • At the spring assizes of 5833, a true bill was found by the grand jury of the boro for a capital felony.
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  • Last week, he was indicted by a grand jury.
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  • On Friday a grand jury officially indicted Miller on two charges of attempted second degree murder relating to the 2001 incident.
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  • They have already issued a grand jury subpoena to at least one US airline in respect of the investigation.
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  • We abolished our Grand Jury in the 30s because it had become manifestly unjust.
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  • On the 26th of June, accompanied by fourteen others, he presented to the grand jury of Westminster an indictment of the duke of York as a Popish recusant.
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  • A number of pamphlets asserting the complicity of the fallen minister in the Popish Plot, and even accusing him of the murder of, Sir Edmund Berry Godfrey, were published in 1679 and 1680; they were answered by Danby's secretary, Edward Christian, in Reflections; and in May 1681 Danby was actually indicted by the Grand Jury of Middlesex for Godfrey's murder on the accusation of Edward FitzHarris.
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  • The company has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in the state, and says it is cooperating fully with all investigations.
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  • Last week Judith Miller of the New York Times was jailed after she refused to testify before a grand jury about her source.
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  • A grand jury voted to indict the parents of the murdered toddler on charges of child abuse resulting in death. 
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  • While Willie Nelson is facing legal problems for drug use, the misdemeanor assault case against 57-year-old Hank Williams Jr. goes to the grand jury.
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  • The movie was nominated Grand Jury Prize by the Sundance Film Festival and won the Jury Special Prize at the Deauville Film Festival, both in 2004.
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