Should Assange be afraid of a US grand jury?

Radio National – Law Report

Should Assange be afraid of a US grand jury? Should Assange be afraid of a US grand jury?
Broadcast: Tuesday 17 July 2012 5:30PM (view full episode)
  Image: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, currently holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fears extradition to the US if he’s indicted by a US grand jury (AFP; Leon Neal)

The threat of being indicted by a grand jury to stand trial in the US is one widely publicised reason WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gives for his flight to the Ecuadorian embassy in London. US grand juries have been criticised for their secrecy and are often regarded as a prosecutor’s rubber stamp. So, what exactly is a grand jury?

http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/lawreport/grand-juries/4136296

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