Republicans Prevent Public Access to Grand Jury System Information

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Civil rights leaders and civil libertarians have
launched a campaign to reform Oregon’s Grand Jury system.

During the recent legislative session, there was an
attempt to make grand jury testimony public in certain cases.

Republican legislators managed to stop that measure
from going forward.

reporter Don Wolfe spoke with Dan Handelman from Portland Cop Watch and a civil
rights attorney Lauren Regan about the problems with the secrecy of the Grand
Jury system in Oregon.



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