No Bill

What does No Bill mean?

The term No Bill is used by the Grand Jury to notify the prosecutor they do not have enough evidence to hand down an indictment, allowing the prosecutor to proceed to trial. After the Grand Jury hears the evidence presented by the prosecution, which can include testimony from witnesses, recordings, scientific evidence, and photographs, they will write either No Bill or True Bill on the bill of indictment, which is the document used to name the suspect and list the charges against them.

If the Grand Jury returns a No Bill to indict this is not necessarily the end of the case. The prosecutor can do several things including submitting a new indictment with a new Grand Jury or with the same Grand Jury. In some jurisdictions they may have to get court approval for a second indictment.

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