Jan 12, 2017

Third District Court of Appeal rules California grand juries can determine if police officers should face criminal charges in OIS



Excerpt:

A California appeals court has tossed out a law that banned grand juries from determining whether police officers involved in fatal shootings should face criminal charges.


The 3rd District Court of Appeal in San Francisco ruled Tuesday that lawmakers can't restrict grand juries' constitutional authority to issue criminal indictments.

Full article: 
https://www.google.com/amp/www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-grand-jury-police-shootings-20170111-story,amp.html?client=ms-android-verizon


Another link:
https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2017/01/11/california-court-grand-juries-can-probe-police-shootings/


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