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St. Louis prosecutor defends his handling of Ferguson grand jury
St. Louis prosecutor defends his handling of Ferguson grand jury

St. Louis County prosecutor Robert McCulloch defended his handling of the Ferguson grand jury during a law school talk that drew controversy because it was closed to the public. "You hear that nonsense about how, of course, a prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich," McCulloch told a packed audience of law students, professors and staff at a law school event at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo., the state's flagship public university. "But at some point the prosecutor's got to stand up in front a jury and prove that ham sandwich actually committed a crime." Before the event, a university spokesman told the Los Angeles Times that limited seating for...

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