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  •  That was my thought. (9+ / 0-)

    If you have a likely and possibly dangerous suspect, I would think the judge making the decision is another person in the process who would assess if the police should have time to do more of the investigation before letting him go without even having to post bail.

    The prosecutors make the final decision to take a case to court when they have enough evidence, insufficient early evidence doesn't have to stop them from having someone arrested while the cops look for more. Of course, IANAL and realize the practices vary depending on jurisdiction, the prosecutors and the judges they work with. The prosecutor may have made the decision because whatever judge who was available would not have signed the arrest warrant.

    This happens way too often in nursing. You know some docs will not do certain things. The worst are the steadily dying off ones that won't do ANYTHING a nurse suggests or requests.

    "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

    by Ginny in CO on Tue Mar 27, 2012 at 04:05:42 PM PDT

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