Bail Reform Act of 1984 | Definition

Bail Reform Act of 1984    Courts

The Bail Reform Act of 1984 is a federal law that authorizes and sets forth the procedures for a judicial officer to order the release or detention of an arrested person pending trial, sentence, and appeal.

Source: Federal Judicial Center.
Source URL: http://www.fjc.gov/public/pdf.nsf/lookup/bailref.pdf/$File/bailref.pdf


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