Articles Tagged Bail Reform Act

Doug Keller, Resolving a "Substantial Question": Just Who is Entitled to Bail Pending Appeal under the Bail Reform Act of 1984?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 825 (2008) | | | | ABSTRACT :: Under the Bail Reform Act of 1984, federal criminal defendants who wish to remain free on bail after conviction must prove that their appeal will have enough merit to raise at least one “substantial question.” Federal appellate courts, however, have been deeply divided […]