The plaintiff may also, in any case, be committed, let to bail, or the plantiff’s bail diminished or increased, as justice may require.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 29-21-120

  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Code: includes the Tennessee Code and all amendments and revisions to the code and all additions and supplements to the code. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.

Code 1858, § 3750; Shan., § 5530; Code 1932, § 9700; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 23-1828.