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Unpublished Paper
Conditions of Pre-Trial Bail in Texas -- Oppressive and Excessive?
(2012)
  • Charles B Frye
Abstract
Judges have wide discretion in not only setting the amount of the pre-trial bond in a criminal case, but also in requiring "conditions" which apply to the defendant's behavior during pre-trial release. Often, these conditions are as onerous as the punishment for the crime for which the defendant has been accused, but not yet convicted.
Keywords
  • bail,
  • bond,
  • bail conditions,
  • pre-trial conditions,
  • pre-trial,
  • bond conditions
Publication Date
Summer July 5, 2012
Citation Information
Charles B Frye. "Conditions of Pre-Trial Bail in Texas -- Oppressive and Excessive?" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charlesbfrye/2/