Friday, January 15, 2016

Oregon occupiers call for common law grand jury

Ammon Bundy, the man leading a group of armed protesters who have taken over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, called Wednesday for a common law grand jury to examine what he called violations of the U.S. Constitution. He said officials in Harney County, including Judge Steve Grasty, have failed to protect the citizens of the county. Bundy wants the county to allow for a common law jury, outside of the court system, to hear evidence against the judge and others. Earlier Wednesday, a spokesman for a self-proclaimed common law judge said a grand jury could form within a week and hold a trial. Michael Emory said the judge would act in a supervisory role, and the citizens in the jury would decide if officials should be arrested...more

No comments: