Q: Is and indictment from grand jury sufficient to cause the accused to be picked up an held on $100.000 bond
I never realized that it was a duty of the grand jury to set bond amounts on a person that hasn't even been given the opportunity to refute the charges or present any evidence in their defense. What happened to the 5th, 6th and 8th amendments, and due process
A: Once a grand indict a person, the judge set bail. The prosecutor presents the evidence showing probable cause to the grand jury without the accuse. The accuse nor defense counsel are presence; however, defense attorney may request certain evidence be presented through prosecutor.
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