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While we await Donald Trump’s grand jury results, I wonder about the controversy surrounding the process itself. What is controversial? We know a grand jury determines if criminal charges should be brought. However, we often overlook its role in protecting the innocent. Should the rules be changed? Here’s more.

In the real olden days, the king of England or his representatives charged you with a crime and then, if the charges were serious (like felonies), you were tried in an assize, like a circuit court.

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Tom Crouser is a business consultant living in Mink Shoals. Reach him at tom and follow

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