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Grand juror in Ferguson case seeks to go public




BERKELEY, CA - DECEMBER 08:  California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 8, 2014 in Berkeley, California.
BERKELEY, CA - DECEMBER 08: California Highway Patrol officers confront protesters who were blocking interstate 80 during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 8, 2014 in Berkeley, California.
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Back in November, a grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Many found that decision unbelievable and took to the streets in protest nationwide.

But one grand juror says the public doesn't understand everything leading up to their decision and wants to speak out.

The unnamed juror is taking the case to court and is represented by the ACLU. Jeffrey Mittman, executive director of the ACLU Missouri chapter said that the circumstances in this case were unique since St. Louis County Prosecutor Mcullough released much of the evidence and testimony in the case. This motivated the grand juror to step forward, said Mittman.

"It would be better for the public and for the press and, of course, for legislators to have a more complete picture [in order] to understand what information was provided, what wasn't provided, how this grand jury proceeding differed from other cases," said Mittman. "If fixes are necessary, they can be done properly."