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Ferguson Grand Juror Sues Prosecutor To Lift Gag Order

St. Louis County District Attorney Robert P. McCulloch (Jeff Roberson/AP)
St. Louis County District Attorney Robert P. McCulloch (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Nicole Flatow, THINK PROGRESS

 

(ThinkProgress.com)—A Ferguson grand juror who heard the case of Darren Wilson previewed potentially scathing criticism of St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch, in a lawsuit alleging that McCulloch skewed the views of jurors when he delivered a lengthy public presentation to announce that the jury wouldn’t file any charges against Wilson for killing Michael Brown.

The juror filed a federal lawsuit Monday anonymously to challenge a gag order that prevents him from talking about the grand juror proceedings at all. But even in this lawsuit seeking more permission to speak publicly, the juror dubbed “Grand Juror Doe” reveals a host of significant concerns about the case, and asserts he would have a whole lot more to say if permitted.

 

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