In the wake of the announcement that no police officers would be charged in the death of Breonna Taylor, the role of grand juries has received renewed scrutiny. The Associated Press (AP) crafted an "explainer" of grand juries and the role that they play, and addressed the secrecy that surrounds them. According to AP, in Taylor’s case, the typical reasons for secrecy don’t apply.
“Everybody knows who the people are. Everyone knows what the issue is, and so there is a mismatch here between the reasons for secrecy and the secrecy itself. So that makes it particularly frustrating,” said Andrew Leipold, a professor at the University of Illinois College of Law.
Read the full article at apnews.com.