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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