United States v. Montoya de Hernandez
473 U.S. 531 (1985)
The case involved a woman from Colombia who was detained by custom officers at the border. She was suspected of trafficking narcotics to the United States by swallowing them. However, the woman was given three options of either returning to her country, accepting an x-ray or producing a monitored……………….
The opinion in this court is relevant to the question because it illustrates how one can appeal against a sentence and as such can be bailed out of prison. On the same note one can still use other tactics such as unreasonably long detention period which does not correspond to the weight of the crime committed…………