Article III, Section 2 of the Constitution clearly states "The Trial of all Crimes, except in Cases of Impeachment, shall be by Jury". Judges have no authority to try criminal cases. All the State Courts are subject to the Constitution as the highest law of the land and they have no authority to ignore the Constitution. Many State Superior Courts, in blatant violation of the 5th Amendment, allow District Attorneys to cook up laundry lists of charges and to file these charges against victims without any Grand Jury indictment or presentment or even any verified criminal complaint! Judges commit high treason when they step in and claim the right to conduct 'evidentiary hearings' in place of the Recovering The USA Grand Jury. These criminal acts committed by Judges and District Attorneys The Grand Jury have enabled the establishment of the Prison Industrial Complex and the There are laws in this Nation. Public officials, above all, must obey the law. incarceration of millions of innocent citizens. The highest law of the Nation is the Constitution for the United States of Judges, DA's, lawyers, police and private jails cash in on the feeding America, and it overrules all other laws. No law may be made which infringes frenzy creating jobs and income for themselves by violating the core on or contradicts the Constitution. Every official takes an oath to obey the construct of Constitutional law. As a consequence of these blatant violations Constitution, when they violate that oath they can no longer hold office. of the Constitution, the U.S. today has more people in jail, prison and on Example of Criminal Acts Committed By Officials: Any DA, Sheriff, Judge or probation than all the other nations in the world combined! lawyer who has prosecuted a person without first obtaining a Grand Jury The Supreme Court in the Hale v. Henkel case [201 U.S. 43-1906], Indictment or Presentment has broken the law and committed high treason: recognized that the Grand Jury function is to “stand between the "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous prosecutor and the accused,” and to determine whether a charge is crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury.." – 5th legitimate, or is “dictated by malice or personal ill will”. In another case, Amendment to the Constitution for the United States of America. [United States v. Calandra, 414 U.S. 338 (1974)], the Supreme Court stated Grand Juries are formed by We the People and not They The Government. that the independent grand jury’s purpose is not only to investigate possible To form a Grand Jury, randomly select 23 citizens from the County were the criminal conduct, but to act as a “protector of citizens against arbitrary crime was allegedly committed. and oppressive governmental action,” The primary purpose of a The U.S. Attorneys Manual states that prosecutors “must recognize that Grand Jury is to prevent the grand jury is an independent body, whose functions include not malicious prosecution by the only the investigation of crime and the initiation of criminal prosecution government, to prevent the but also the protection of the citizenry from unfounded criminal government from cooking up charges” (USAM, Section 9-11.010). The Manual recognizes that targets of charges to prosecute for profit investigations have the right and can “request or demand the opportunity to or to punish their opposition. tell the grand jury their side of the story” (USAM, Section 9-11.152). The Constitution, which The Supreme Court in the Wood v. Georgia case (370 U.S. 375 (1962)), forms the highest and stated that the grand jury is to protect citizens against “hasty, malicious overriding Law of the Land, and oppressive persecution” and to insure that prosecutions are not mandates in no uncertain “dictated by an intimidating power or by malice and personal ill will”. terms that you may not be The Grand Jury process can save America if we the people form prosecuted for a crime without an indictment of a Grand Jury. Only an Grand Juries by simply calling 23 people together and indict officials independent Grand Jury can find probable cause if a crime has been who break the law. The sheriff must arrest the indicted official, if the committed. Judges cannot authorize the government to prosecute on DA won‟t prosecute the official in trial you can. Together we can take “Information” as this defeats the very reason and function of Grand Jury back the USA. which is to take away any ability for the government to go on „witch See CopperCards County Cleanup Program www.CopperCards.com hunts‟ or to turn the Nation into a Prison State. www.CopperCards.com Grand Juries are formed by “we the people” by anyone randomly Steps To Clean Out Criminals From County Office: selecting 23 average citizens in our community. The Grand Jury is free 1. Gather Evidence Of Crimes Committed By Official of any control by the government or court. 2. Identify Crime Definitions & Prepare Verified Criminal Complaint “The Grand Jury is a body of laymen, free from technical rules, acting if 3. Form Grand Jury, Present Evidence, Obtain Indictment Or necessary in secret, pledged to indict no one because of prejudice, and to Presentment free no one because of special favor… Despite the vast power of grand 4. File Quo Warraonto Complaint In Court & Set Hearing Date For juries, there is little in the way of judicial or legislative response designed to Arraignment. impose some supervisory restrictions on them." 5. Get Sheriffs To Arrest & Serve Summons On Defendant/s - FindLaw.com on Indictment by Grand Jury 6. Prosecute Arraignment & Set Matter For Trial 7. Prosecute Defendant At Trial Victims, who are the 'Real Parties of Interest' presents evidence of the 8. Call County Elections To Replace Corrupt Officials crime under the penalty of perjury to the Grand Jury after they sign a verified criminal complaint. They can ask a lawyer or Public Prosecutor / District Attorney to help them present the case to a Grand Jury. The victim must be a The Structure of a Grand Jury real person and not the government. Public prosecutors cannot sign verified The Grand Jury is generally composed of 23 people including a foreman, at criminal complaints as they are not the victim and the government is not a least sixteen jurors must be present for a grand jury to conduct business and at real person. least 12 of the grand jurors must agree that sufficient evidence exists for an Jurors on Grand Juries are not managed by any judge, they are free to indictment. Federal courts use 23 local citizens on grand juries which can conduct their own investigations and to gather their own evidence. operate with 16 members present of which only 12 jurors are need to issue an The Grand Jury conducts their own hearings and investigations as they indictment/presentment. feel fit. Grand Juries can issue subpoenas to summon witnesses to testify To form a Grand Jury, anyone can randomly select 23 individuals from their before them. Other than basically unacceptable conduct, there are no Community. An Indictment is when the Grand Jury Foreman calls for a vote to limitations placed on how Grand Jurors conduct their investigations. Grand determine if more than 12 jurors find probable cause for prosecution, the Jury Juror's can conduct their investigations in secret so as to not tip off a Foreman signs the complaint. In a Presentment, each juror who finds probable criminal regarding a pending indictment. cause signs the complaint. People who refuse Grand Jury summons face Contempt of Court charges. A Grand Jury is not a criminal trial, it only establishes if there is A Cornerstone to Criminal Prosecution probable cause to bring someone to a criminal trial. Unlike criminal trials, The Grand Jury process is a cornerstone to criminal prosecution people called to testify before a Grand Jury do not have a right to remain within the U.S. silent. When calling a witness, the Grand Jury need not reveal to the witness By 1215 the jury concept was guaranteed through the Magna Carta stating the nature of their investigation. There are no rules barring evidence from a that no freeman would be "imprisoned or [dispossessed] or exiled or in any Grand Jury. Grand Jury proceedings are separate and independent from the way destroyed . . . except by the lawful judgment of his peers." The Grand criminal trial, you cannot record Grand Jury proceedings or use a recording Jury system originated in twelfth-century England, when King Henry II enacted of the Grand Jury proceedings in a trial. the Assize of Clarendon to circumvent local noble's and Catholic Church Grand Jurors can be held accountable for libel and slander or for acting control of the courts. As dictated by the 5th Amendment, in England a Grand maliciously, so they must act truthfully and responsibly. Multiple grand Assize/Jury consisting of a certain number of locals determined if sufficient juries can conduct investigations simultaneously, and witnesses cannot evidence of the commission of a crime existed before anyone could be object if they are called to testify by more than one grand jury. accused of a crime. Every citizen has an obligation, which may be onerous at times, to appear In 1635, the Massachusetts Bay Colony impaneled one of the first grand and give whatever aid they can to assist a Grand Jury. On juries consider the legitimacy of cases in the U.S. By 1683, all the States had indictment/presentment buy a Grand Jury, the Public Prosecutor / District some form of Grand Jury process. In 1765, for example, a Boston grand jury Attorney must prosecute the case and bring the accused to trial, alternatively refused to indict patriots protesting against the Stamp Act. The 5th the victim who represents the real party of interests may utilize a process Amendment dictating the necessity of a Grand Jury Indictment/Presentment known as Quo Warranto to prosecute the case themselves. before anyone can be prosecuted for a crime was enacted as part of the After a Grand Jury indicts a person, the person is taken to a criminal trial. original Bill of Rights proposed on September 25th, 1789 and ratified on December 15th, 1791.
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