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Accused Marine denied bail - World - theage.com.au
At the hearing, the military judge, Marine Lt. Col. Jeffrey Meeks, denied a defense motion to release Shumate from a military prison, saying "my concern in this particular case is flight."
JAGTOID: This Reuters report, picked up by other media outlets, is wrong. Bail is not an option in the U.S. military discipline system. Decisions to release prisoners are made at the discretion of senior military governors.
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