Justifying bail

JUSTIFYING BAIL, practice. The production of bail in court, who there justify themselves Against the exception of the plaintiff.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In justifying bail for Sinyakov, the judge said he was a Russian citizen and married, with a child, suggesting he was less likely to flee Russia.