Category Archives: – Bail

Standard for Preventative Detention. Wheeler v. State.

Brief Brief Wheeler v. State, 160 Md.App. 566 (2005) Issue:  Bond hearing preventative detention. QUOTE: “It is often stated that “[t]he setting of bail is within the sound discretion of the trial court.” See e.g., Sykes v. Warden, 201 Md. … Continue reading

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Considering Other Pending Cases at Bail. Bigley v. Warden of Maryland Correctional Facility for Women.

Brief Brief:  Bigley v. Warden of Maryland Correctional Facility for Women, 16 Md. App. 1 (1972) Issue: Courts taking into consideration other pending criminal cases while affixing bail in another. Procedural Posture:  Case was a Habeas Petition out of the … Continue reading

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District Court Basic Forms and Pleas

This piece contains some of the basics for criminal practice in the District Court of Maryland. The forms and plea litany in this document are bare bones; Entry of Appearance, Discovery, Jury Trial Prayer, Chemist Demand, Bond Review, Appeal, etc. They are … Continue reading

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