United States v. Egan

In United States v. Egan, 394 F.2d 262 (2d Cir. 1968) a condition that the defendant report to a marshal once a day was modified to once every ten days. When bail was forfeited because the defendant absconded, the surety argued that it was exonerated because of the change in the reporting condition. The court held the provisions of the bond contemplated that the court may order changes in the conditions of the defendant's release. 394 F.2d. at 266. The bond stated that the defendant was to appear "in accordance with any and all orders and directions relating . . . given or issued by" the court. Id. Because the change in conditions fell within this language, the surety knew that "such orders might be made." Id.