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A group of people chosen at random that sits on a regular basis to hear evidence brought by a prosecutor. the prosecutor presents evidence against a person that he or she thinks will justify an indictment (formal charges) and a trial. grand juries, unlike petit juries, meet in secret, need not reach unanimous decisions, and do not decide on a person’s guilt or evidence (they only decide whether the person should stand trial). (see also: petit jury)

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