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Jim Bolt Seeking Release From Jail While Awaiting Sentencing In Fraud Case

Posted: April 29, 2014 at 5 a.m.

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James W. Bolt

Jim Bolt wants out of jail while awaiting sentencing on federal mail and wire fraud convictions related to his purported alternative cancer treatment clinic in Rogers.

LEGAL LINGO

Detention Hearing

A detention hearing in federal court is much like a bail hearing in state court. The court determines whether to detain the defendant without bail. If bail is appropriate, the court decides which conditions, such as a particular amount or government monitoring, will ensure the defendant will show up for court appearances. The judge will consider if the defendant’s release will compromise the safety of any particular person or the community at large.

Source: nolo.com

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