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?
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If you'd like to read a great analysis of the problems with bail reform, head on over to Jeff Clayton's article on Law 360 for a take from the other side - the less vociferous one that is championing … [Read more...] about Federal Bail Reform Act of 1984 Implodes – Here’s How
We started our deep dive into the details of bail, bail bonds vs. pretrial release, and bail reform in a previous post, and will continue to review and comment on this very important issue. The … [Read more...] about An Overview of Bail from BJS