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Grand jury records

BOSTON — The First Circuit reversed a ruling that granted historian Jill Lepore’s request to unseal archival records of grand jury proceedings relating to the Pentagon Papers. A court is not empowered to order such a disclosure “based only on a finding that historical interest in grand jury materials outweighs any countervailing considerations.”

Read the opinion here.

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