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Garner Grand Jury Records Must Stay Sealed, Court Says

Jul 30, 2015 - The New York Times

A New York State appeals court on Wednesday denied the release of evidence presented to a Staten Island grand jury that decided not to indict a New York City police officer after the death of Eric Garner last year.

Affirming a March decision in State Supreme Court, a four-judge panel of the Appellate Division in Brooklyn ruled unanimously against releasing the information, sought by a variety of parties including the city's public advocate, the Legal Aid Society and the New York Civil Libe...