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You'll find extensive discussion of the composition and conduct of the grand jury, joint defense agreements, evidentiary issues, grand jury secrecy, and many other constitutional issues.

Grand Jury Practice is the most comprehensive treatise available on how grand juries function. Thorough and pragmatic, it brings together statutory and case law, Justice Department regulations, important variations in state court practice (including charts of relevant statutes), and practical advice on what really happens in grand jury proceedings. You'll learn to improve your odds in a game stacked heavily against you—how to deal with prosecutors, turn subpoenas and document requests to your advantage, monitor the progress of an investigation, and make the most of hidden strategic opportunities.

You'll find extensive discussion of the composition and conduct of the grand jury, the law of privilege, joint defense agreements, prosecutorial misconduct, evidentiary issues, grand jury secrecy, and many other constitutional and tactical issues.

Book #00646; looseleaf, one volume, 720 pages; published in 1998, updated as needed; no additional charge for updates during your subscription. Looseleaf print subscribers receive supplements. The online edition is updated automatically. ISBN: 978-1-58852-083-8.

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Division Name Law Journal Press
Volumes 1
Product Types Books
Brand Law Journal Press
Jurisdiction National
ISBN 978-1-58852-083-8
Page Count 720
Edition 0
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Howard W. Goldstein
Howard W. Goldstein is a litigation partner in the New York office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP with particular expertise in white collar criminal defense and civil RICO litigations. A former Assistant U.S. Attorney and Chief Appellate Attorney, he has written and lectured extensively on criminal law. Mr. Goldstein writes a regular column on corporate crime for the New York Law Journal and is an editorial board member of the Corporate Counselor newsletter and Business Crimes Bulletin.
Steven M. Witzel

§ 1.01 The Grand Jury Institution
§ 1.02 The Grand Jury Debate

History of the Grand Jury

§ 2.01 Introduction
§ 2.02 The Grand Jury in England
§ 2.03 The Grand Jury in the United States
§ 2.04 The “Demise” of the Grand Jury

Current Use of the Grand Jury

§ 3.01 Introduction
§ 3.02 Composition of the Grand Jury
[1] Impaneling the Grand Jury
[2] Challenging Grand Jurors
[3] The Grand Jury Foreman
[4] Discharging the Grand Jury
§ 3.03 The Special Grand Jury
§ 3.04 Federal Grand Jury Practice
[1] Jurisdiction of the Grand Jury
[2] Rule 6(e): Grand Jury Secrecy
§ 3.05 The Indictment
[1] Voting on the Indictment
[2] Sealing the Indictment
[3] Challenging the Indictment
[4] Charging Capital Offense Sufficiently
§ 3.06 Presentments

The Prosecutor’s Burden

§ 4.01 The Standard of Proof
§ 4.02 The Prosecutor’s Control Over the Process
[1] Convening the Grand Jury
[2] Prosecutorial Control Over the Grand Jury
[3] Freedom from Judicial Review
[4] Duty to Warn Witnesses; Rights of Witnesses to Appear or Present Evidence
[5] Opening Statements, Summaries

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