No. 01-1914.

666 N.W.2d 573 (2003)

STATE of Iowa, Appellee, v. Tonya Mae BRIGGS, Appellant.

Supreme Court of Iowa.

July 16, 2003.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Christopher A. Kragnes and Tiffany Koenig, Des Moines, for appellant.

Thomas J. Miller, Attorney General, Mary E. Tabor, Assistant Attorney General, John P. Sarcone, County Attorney, and Thomas DeSio, Assistant County Attorney, for appellee.

CADY, Justice.

In this appeal, we consider whether the imposition of cash only bail violates the Iowa Constitution. We conclude that it does not, and affirm the district court.

I. Background Facts and Proceedings.

On August 10, 2001, Des Moines police arrested Tonya Briggs after she propositioned an undercover police officer. Briggs was later charged with prostitution, marking the fourth time she had been charged with the same offense in less than...

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