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Bail Practices

An appeals court in Texas upheld public admonitions against three Harris County magistrate judges relating to their bail setting practices. The judges were admonished for “strictly following directives not to issue personal bonds to defendants per the instructions of the judges in whose court the underlying cases were assigned.”

HOUSTON — An appeals court in Texas upheld public admonitions against three Harris County magistrate judges relating to their bail-setting practices. The judges were admonished for “strictly following directives not to issue personal bonds to defendants per the instructions of the judges in whose court the underlying cases were assigned.”

Categories / Appeals, Courts, Criminal

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