Note examines the statutory law which provides for a grand jury in New York, the background of federal constitutional requirements, and New York court decisions which have interpreted the statutes when defendants or witnesses have challenged a grand jury for failing to conform to "the very idea of a jury," which is a body "composed of the peers or equals of the persons whose rights it is selected or summoned to determine his neighbors, fellows and associates.
Challenging New York Grand Jury Composition: The Barrier of the "Systematic and Intentional Exclusion" Requirement,
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