Additional Details on §58A Dangerous Hearings
In order to initially move for a dangerous hearing, the prosecution must show that the defendant is charged with a crime that is within one of the enumerated offenses of the statute. Among the applicable offenses are:
It is often this last standard of showing that no conditions of release will reasonable assure the safety of another person or the community, which causes the prosecution to stumble. A good defense attorney can often exploit this requirement and show that there is almost always ways to release the defendant that will ensure the public safety.