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Judge cautions against Perry grand jury threats

A state district judge from Austin said Thursday that she intends to protect members of the grand jury that indicted Gov. Rick Perry from any threats — veiled or direct — from the governor or anyone else.

Judge Julie Kocurek, the judge of the 390th District Court, said Perry’s comments on Saturday, a day after the indictment, could be construed as a threat and a possible violation of the law. Kocurek, as the administrative presiding judge of all criminal courts in the county, said that “no one is above the law,” and the public needs to know that grand jurors are legally protected from any threat.

Read more: http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/judge-suggests-rick-perry-may-have-threatened-gran/ng64t/

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