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  • What is a surety hearing (also known as bail sufficiency hearing)?
    What is a surety hearing (also known as bail sufficiency hearing)?

    An observer at a New York City criminal court arraignment may hear a judge set bail in a certain amount and will then hear the judge say “and I am ordering a 72-hour surety.” Clients, their families, ...

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  • What are the different kinds of bail that exist in New York state court
    What are the different kinds of bail that exist in New York state court

    In my previous post , I discussed how bail works in New York. The next question that usually comes up when discussing this topic is: what are the types of bail that exist? What happens after a judge ...

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  • What is bail in New York and how does it work?
    What is bail in New York and how does it work?

    In any jurisdiction in the United States, a person who is accused of a crime is presumed innocent unless and until his guilt is proven beyond a reasonable doubt as to each element of every crime ...

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  • Differences between Federal and New York State criminal prosecutions
    Differences between Federal and New York State criminal prosecutions

    I am often asked by clients to explain to them the differences between the criminal justice system on the state and federal level. I will try to explain some of the differences in both a succinct way ...

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