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Texas Peace Bond - Can it Withstand Constitutional Attack

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dc.contributor.author Davidow, Robert P.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-04-09T17:34:20Z
dc.date.available 2010-04-09T17:34:20Z
dc.date.issued 1972
dc.identifier.citation 3 Tex. Tech. L. Rev. 265 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10601/492
dc.description.abstract Chapter 7 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure sets forth a procedure whereby an individual may be arrested, brought before a magistrate (including a justice of the peace), required to post a peace bond if the magistrate "be satisfied that there is just reason to apprehend that the offense was intended to be committed, or that the threat was seriously made," and committed to jail for a period of one year upon the individual's failure to post the required bond. Though this procedure is neither novel nor unique, there is a serious question whether it is consistent with either the due process clause or the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment of the United States Constitution. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Texas Tech Law Review
dc.relation.uri http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/text3&collection=journals&id=269&men_hide=false&men_tab=citnav
dc.subject Texas Code of Criminal Procedure en_US
dc.subject Peace bond en_US
dc.subject Due process clause en_US
dc.subject Equal protection clause en_US
dc.title Texas Peace Bond - Can it Withstand Constitutional Attack en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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