Jury

A grand jury's recent decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., has thrown a spotlight on the legal institution of the grand jury:

What’s the prosecutor’s role in grand jury proceedings? Who brings the charges? What are the standards of proof?

Yes, according to Melanie Wilson, KU School of Law professor and associate dean.  And, she adds, it's so invasive and privacy invading that many jurors are tempted to lie during the selection process.