AG Daniel Cameron seeks to silence grand jurors

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USA TODAY

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron isn’t taking any chances.

His office Friday filed a motion to stay a potential judge’s order granting an anonymous grand juror’s right to speak out about the proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case.

Cameron’s motion says the failure to delay any order lifting the secrecy of the grand jury would immediately result in irreparable harm to the commonwealth because jurors could talk before Cameron’s office could file an appeal.

The grand juror “asks this court to invalidate centuries of practice, custom and tradition that make grand jury proceedings secret,” according to the motion filed by Assistant Attorney General Heather Becker. “But it’s not just practice, custom and tradition; it’s the law.”

Becker cited a 1924 case in

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