The release of grand jury documents from the JonBenet Ramsey murder investigation is a win for the public in seeing how its criminal justice system works, says the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, a plaintiff in the case seeking access. JonBenet was 6 years old when she was found dead in the basement of her family home the day after Christmas 1996. The high-profile case got unrelenting media coverage at the time and continues as a subject of interest as it remains unsolved. The grand jury investigating the murder disbanded in 1999, and the prosecutor declined . . .
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