Though the final decision about whether bail release is available to an arrestee almost always rests with a judge, there are certain charges for which release may be all but impossible to secure, … [Read more...] about What charges are not eligible for bail?
The purpose of bail is to make sure the defendant shows up at scheduled court hearings. Of course, by the time a defendant is thinking about future court dates, they've more than likely already been … [Read more...] about What Happens at a Bail Hearing?
The issue of bail reform is a hot topic. And it promises to be for many years to come as legal battles are being waged in individual states throughout the U.S. all the way up to the Supreme Court. … [Read more...] about Bail Reform – The Numbers in Maryland Don’t Add Up