Boston Criminal Defense Attorney, Kevin J. Mahoney, Explains the Two Types of Grand Jury ProceedingsGrand juries review evidence against a suspect and determine whether there is probable cause for an indictment. If you are called to testify before a grand jury, or are the target or subject of a grand jury investigation, a Boston criminal defense attorney can help protect your rights.Grand juries function in two main ways:Charging Grand JuriesThe work of a charging grand jury begins after a … [Read more...]
Grand Jury Investigations: Are You a Target?
Grand Jury Investigations: Are you a Target, Subject, or Witness? Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer, Kevin J. Mahoney, Explains the Differences.If you have been subpoenaed or think you might be subpoenaed before a grand jury, you and your Boston criminal defense attorney must immediately determine your status: Are you a target, a subject, or a witness? Your status will affect how your lawyer assesses the risks and the strategy he employs to protect you.The “target” is the person the prosecutor … [Read more...]