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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
153 words

Bail is a pledge of money given by an accused person as security that he will appear in court for

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The Oxford Companion to American Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
565 words

The Eighth Amendment’s admonishment that “Excessive Bail shall not be required” requires that the state balance defendants’ interests in freedom

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David Fellman

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
963 words

When a person has been arrested and charged with the commission of a crime, there is inevitably an interval of

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
528 words

Bail is granted when criminal cases are adjourned and suspects and defendants are released from custody pending the outcome of

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