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    G2geek, FreeStateDem

    It's not illegal to reveal your testimony to a grand jury:

    (2) Secrecy.

    (A) No obligation of secrecy may be imposed on any person except in accordance with Rule 6(e)(2)(B).

    (B) Unless these rules provide otherwise, the following persons must not disclose a matter occurring before the grand jury:

    (i) a grand juror;

    (ii) an interpreter;

    (iii) a court reporter;

    (iv) an operator of a recording device;

    (v) a person who transcribes recorded testimony;

    (vi) an attorney for the government; or

    (vii) a person to whom disclosure is made under Rule 6(e)(3)(A)(ii) or (iii).

    (3) Exceptions.

    (A) Disclosure of a grand-jury matter—other than the grand jury’s deliberations or any grand juror’s vote—may be made to:

    (i) an attorney for the government for use in performing that attorney’s duty;

    (ii) any government personnel—including those of a state or state subdivision, Indian tribe, or foreign government—that an attorney for the government considers necessary to assist in performing that attorney’s duty to enforce federal criminal law; or

    (iii) a person authorized by 18 U.S.C. § 3322.
    -- Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

    "It galls me that 'patriot' is the new word for 'racist'" -- rb608

    by GOPhuckYourself on Sat Oct 09, 2010 at 05:54:42 PM PDT

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