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BAIL TO THE SHERIFF, OR BAIL BELOW Definition & Legal Meaning

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In practice. Persons who undertake that a defendant arrested upon mesne process in a civil action shall duly appear to answer the plaintiff; such undertaking being in the fonn of a bond given to the sheriff, termed a “bail- bond,” (?. v.) 3 Bl. Comm. 290; 1 Tidd, Pr. 221.


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