The Board of Directors of the Marin Chapter of the California Grand Jurors’ Association is pleased to invite you to a reception to honor the work of the retired 2019-2020 Grand Jury and to welcome the incoming 2021-22 Grand Jury.
Dear Member, There are two important events coming up that we wanted to alert you about. First, on Thursday, June 24, at 1:00 PM we will be holding a Zoom annual meeting to elect new officers. During that meeting, we will provide
Dear MCCGJA Member,It’s time once again to consider nominations for the CGJA Excellence in Reporting Awards: Best Grand Jury Reporting and Best Grand Jury Media Coverage. Please read Barbara Sommer’s message below. Use the link to go to the forms for
Dear MCCGJA Member, Over the past five years, Larry Bauer, a member of the 2014-15 Civil Grand Jury has been following up on their report “Managing for Results: A fine tool in Need of Sharpening”. He has been meeting with
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused great disruption to the normal term schedule of Marin’s Civil Grand Jury. The 2019-2020 term usually ending on June 30th was lengthened by the County’s Superior Court Presiding Judge Andrew Sweet to the year’s end.
The 2020 grand jury report The Gun Next Door: Firearm Safety in Marin County focuses on public awareness of the lawful responsibly to properly secure firearms by owners in protection against misuse. The jury’s investigation found difficulty in discovering the
Due to the extended 2019-2020 grand jury term caused by the covid pandemic disruption, Judge Andrew Sweet, the Marin County Superior Court Presiding Judge has directed that the upcoming 2021-2022 Grand Jury will be impaneled on April 1, 2021 and
The Jan.3 and Jan.7 Marin IJ articles, Stronger planning urged for wildfire evacuation routes and Coordinating evacuations key to fire plan, brings to light the concern of the grand jury report, Roadblocks to Safer Evacuation in Marin, regarding the planning
The Dec. 21 article, Marin panel urges stronger response to opioid crisis, calls attention to the recently released grand jury report: “Opioid Misuse: Strengthening Marin County’s Response,” revealing an estimated 4400 county residents suffer from opioid use disorder and overdose
During the final month of 2020, a year of pandemic disruptions, the 2019-2020 Marin County Civil Grand Jury used its extended term to release 2 final reports addressing serious county matters: Roadblocks to Safer Evacuation in Marin and Opioid Misuse: