Friday, September 23, 2011

The Monroe County Grand Jury is a Masquerade| The Post & Email

The Monroe County Grand Jury is a Masquerade| The Post & Email:


by Sharon Rondeau

Has this 1835 Tennessee constitution been abrogated by the people it was intended to protect?

(Sep. 22, 2011) — The grand jury in Monroe County, TN is nothing more than an appendage of the government and does not function as an investigative body seeking to examine and weigh evidence of a crime, The Post & Email has found.

Grand juries are not mentioned anywhere in the U.S. Constitution, but rather, in the Fifth Amendment. U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia has called the grand jury “a constitutional fixture in its own right” and recently cited the Fifth Amendment as regards the role of a grand jury in advancing accusations and prosecutions of crime.

The Fifth Amendment of the Bill of Rights reads:....................

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