Ex parte Anderer – Case Brief Summary (Texas)

In Ex parte Anderer, 61 S.W.3d 398, 400-01 (Tex. Crim. App. 2001), the court of criminal appeals set forth the seven classes of convicted defendants addressed in Tex. Code Crim. Proc. article 44.04 and explained which categories of convicted defendants were entitled to bail, which categories of convicted defendants were not entitled to bail, and which categories of convicted defendants could at the trial court's discretion be granted bail. Id.

The court of criminal appeals in Ex parte Anderer then noted that when a defendant is in the sixth or seventh categories identified in the opinion--that is, on existing bail or not on bail--the trial court may impose reasonable conditions of bail. Id. at 400.