New York's Top Judge Calls For Overhaul Of State's Grand Jury System

February 17, 2015 10:01 PM

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Following two controversial decisions by grand juries in New York and in Missouri, New York's top judge is calling for an overhaul of the system.

Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman called the grand jury system a "relic of another time," and said that the way it has worked so far has led to a perception that prosecutors are unable to objectively present evidence to grand juries.

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