He should have been appointed a federal defender who can set a detention hearing or you can hire a private attorney to take over the entire case.
I agree with Mr. Cohen, your friend's appointed or retained attorney can advise him on the possibility of a bond and the procedures for one in federal court.
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Money to post bond, and if it is too high an attorney to get it lowered.
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An attorney can file a motion for PreTrial release and a detention hearing will be held.
If your current attorney hasn't filed the appropriate motion for a detention hearing asking for all reasonable bond you should seek the advice of an experienced lawyer to help you understand.
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