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2008-08-23 12:00:33

By Suzanne Adams Kingman Daily Miner KINGMAN, Ariz. -- A judge will rule next week whether to remand the criminal case against FLDS leader Warren Jeffs back to the grand jury that indicted him.

2008-07-22 15:00:39

By Terri Langford, Houston Chronicle Jul. 22--ELDORADO -- Female members of the polygamist sect are refusing to answer questions before a grand jury in West Texas meeting this morning to consider criminal child abuse charges against the group.

2008-07-22 12:00:41

By Terri Langford, Houston Chronicle Jul. 22--ELDORADO -- Grand jurors will meet this morning in a small West Texas town to consider whether to indict members of the nation's largest polygamist group for their role in arranging underage marriages.

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2008-07-22 09:00:00

A grand jury is expected to reconvene here today to continue investigating possible crimes by members of the Fundamentalist LDS Church.

2008-07-13 12:00:42

By Robert LaHue, Appeal-Democrat, Marysville, Calif. Jul. 13--The Sutter County grand jury targeted pension increases in its latest report, but not the long-disputed pensions of county employees. Instead, the jury scrutinized pension increases approved for Live Oak's workers.

2008-07-03 03:00:15

By Ron Sylvester, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 3--The grand jury investigating Wichita abortion provider George Tiller adjourned this afternoon without an indictment. Judge Paul Buchanan, who presided over the grand jury, said the panel returned a "no true bill," meaning charges will not be filed.

2008-07-03 03:00:15

By Ron Sylvester, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 3--The grand jury investigating Wichita abortion provider George Tiller adjourned Wednesday afternoon without a criminal indictment.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

By Edward Fitzpatrick Rhode Island's attorney general says his office's unique position makes it inappropriate for him to join 42 of his colleagues in calling for passage of federal legislation to protect reporters' sources.

2008-07-01 12:00:27

By Brooke Edwards, Daily Press, Victorville, Calif. Jul.

2008-06-27 12:02:35

By Brooke Adams, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 27--ELDORADO, Texas -- An attorney for the 16-year-old daughter of FLDS leader Warren S. Jeffs said Thursday that she refused to testify before a grand jury investigating the polygamous sect.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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