University of Pittsburgh

John Burkoff and David Harris on Grand Juries as Investigation Tools

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June 25, 2012

Professors John Burkoff and David Harris commented on the use of a grand jury to investigate the shootings at the Western Psychiatric Institute this spring.  Professor Burkoff says that a grand jury is "a good tool when you don’t know exactly what you’re looking at to get more information.”  According to Professor Harris, using a grand jury is "an extra step they can take when they can’t get the information any other way or they prefer to get the information under oath.” 

 

Read the Pittsbugh Tribune-Review story here.  

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