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Old 10-30-2017, 11:59 AM
Morgenstern is offline
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Originally Posted by Aspenglow View Post
In my experience, which admittedly is not at the federal level, only once in nearly 20 years working in the court system. The fellow was granted bail on appeal for a child molest case due to his position in the community. He took the opportunity to molest another child in the intervening 2 years before the case was remanded for retrial.

So no, not common, irrespective of whether a violent or non-violent felony. At least not where I worked.
Here, the Fed rule.

...(3) The court of appeals or one of its judges may order the defendant's release pending the disposition of the appeal. ...