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Stack v. Boyle
Citation:342 U.S. 1 (1951)
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Petitioners were indicted, and bail was fixed for each petitioner in widely varying amounts between $20,000 and $100,000. Upon a motion following this arrest, each petitioner was fixed in the uniform amount of $50,000 per petitioner. Petitioners moved to reduce bail on the ground that bail was excessive under the Eighth Amendment.
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