This is a comment posted to the video titled Charles Barkley: Look at Evidence Michael Brown Grand Jury Saw
Kharla Gordon, don’t post comments while refusing replies. The grand jury was given the correct law, they made a point of handing out corrected information during the grand jury so it is misleading to act like they were fooled. What O’Donnell did was present a straw man argument. I have written about this before but here is a good article that makes these points clear: No, Prosecution did not Mislead #Ferguson Grand Jury into Erroneous Decision http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/11/no-prosecution-did-not-mislead-ferguson-grand-jury-into-erroneous-decision/
In addition to the point I made above, here are two other points from the above linked article: “First, and most important, even if O’Donnell is correct that prosecutors misstated one justification for Wilson’s use of deadly force (arrest powers), these same prosecutors correctly stated an alternative and independent justification for that same use of force (self-defense).
Thus, even if Wilson’s arrest powers were insufficient justification for his use of deadly force, his right of self-defense was more than sufficient justification for that use of deadly force. And even O’Donnell claims no error in that instruction to the Grand Jury.
Second, the justification that O’Donnell claims was read to the jury in error is entirely irrelevant, as it applies only if the suspect is shot while fleeing arrest.”
So check out that article: http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/11/no-prosecution-did-not-mislead-ferguson-grand-jury-into-erroneous-decision/
and there were no illegal practices during the grand jury. So regarding your claim, I linked to two specific spots where Lionel, who is also a lawyer, explains it was not illegal: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fXpKsMLoAs&feature=youtu.be&t=10m5s
Also, please check out my other videos (in addition to this one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHRqlgCN7BQ&list=PLfrlsC1yJ2dQ1o5Cqm1ikz5Zbb8LmEjxQ) on this case: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUqlp7vXN7A&list=PLfrlsC1yJ2dQK5dVueb-qN3eifqI72gLX