5 Div. 552.

104 So.2d 903 (1958)


Court of Appeals of Alabama.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Glen T. Bashore and Walter C. Hayden, Jr., Clanton, for appellant.

John Patterson, Atty. Gen., for the State.


Nix, a Negro, charged with rape of the wife of his nephew, has appealed (Code 1940, T. 15, § 369) from an order of the Probate Judge refusing him bail.

Considering the record and § 16 of the Constitution as applied in Alexander v. State, Ala.App., 96 So.2d 315; Jordan v. State, 38 Ala.App. 674, 92 So.2d 433; Smith v. Bridges, 38 Ala.App. 666, 92 So.2d 60; Anchrum v. State, 38 Ala.App. 521, 89 So.2d 225; McDoniell v. State, 37 Ala.App. 727, 68 So.2d 925; Higginbotham v. State, 37 Ala.App. 724, 68 So.2d 925; Bradford v. State, 37 Ala.App. 483, 70 So.2d 816; Miles v. State, 36 Ala.App. 640, 61 So.2d 866; Easley v. State, 36 Ala.App. 541, 60 So.2d 479; Robinson v. State, 36 Ala.App. 528, 60 So.2d 302; and Colvin v. State, 36 Ala.App. 104, 53 So.2d 99, we conclude bail should have been allowed.

The judgment below is reversed and it is hereby ordered that the appellant be released upon his furnishing bail in the amount of $1,500, to be approved by the Probate Judge of Chilton County, or by the sheriff of said county in compliance with Code 1940, T. 15, § 194.

Reversed and remanded with instructions.

PRICE, J., not sitting.


1000 Characters Remaining reserves the right to edit or remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

User Comments

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases