Let's have a little fun...the role of "bounty hunter" has been glorified in stories, movies, television, and the press for decades. The reality, as any fugitive recovery agent (aka "bounty hunter") … [Read more...] about Movie Bounty Hunters – Much More Interesting Than Real Life
In New Hampshire, a special commission convened by lawmakers will study bail and pretrial detention in order to make a full recommendation regarding how the state's courts should treat defendants … [Read more...] about New Hampshire Bail & Pretrial Detention
We talk a lot about the advantages of releasing (most) people who have been arrested and charged with a crime ahead of their court proceedings. For many reasons, including the presumption of innocence … [Read more...] about Can I cancel a bail bond?
In California, where bail reform has been most aggressive with the passage of SB10, the bail bonds industry is fighting back with aplomb. That bill, which will go into effect in October, 2019, … [Read more...] about Bail Bonds Industry Likely to Force Vote on Bail Reform in California
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There is a simplistic view of the world that some people have - that there are good, law-abiding citizens, and then there is a criminal class from whom those good people need to be protected against. … [Read more...] about Crime Spikes and Pretrial Release Programs (the Ugly Truth)