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Court has power to stay bail order (access required)

Where this court granted defendant’s motion for bail but stayed execution of the order to give the commonwealth the opportunity to appeal, the court has the inherent authority to do so. Background “It is undisputed that, because of the charges, Defendant’s case is a presumption case pursuant to Code § 19.2-120, i.e., ‘[t]he judicial officer shall presume, ...