The full text of Stanislaus County's civil grand jury's letter to Anne Marie Smith's lawyers:

Mr. Sterling Norris, Esq.

Judicial Watch, Inc

2540 Huntington Dr., Suite 201

San Marino, California 91108-2601

Dear Mr. Norris:

The 2001-2001 Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury received your complaint on August 27, 2001. It is the opinion of this jury that the topic of your complaint is not properly within its jurisdiction. Therefore, the panel has voted to take no further action in this matter.

Very truly yours,


Robert E. Johnson

Civil Grand Jury Foreperson

Fiscal Year 2001-2002