Of course you want to avoid what’s coming. Nobody actually looks forward to their court date after being arrested. But let’s start with the obvious … skipping bail has consequences that will impact … [Read more...] about What are the Consequences of Skipping Bail?
Well...this is interesting. Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced last September that it would bail out hundreds of inmates at Rikers prison in a demonstration intended to show that cash bail does … [Read more...] about 105 Released from Rikers as Part of Bail Reform “Experiment”
Even in Texas, apparently, the fervor over bail reform has reached a fever pitch that is leading to criminals going free after being arrested. The argument put forth by so-called bail reformers is … [Read more...] about Aggravated Robbery? No Problem with Bail Reform in Texas
OK...maybe we're overstating this, but bear with us. There is speculation that the bail bondsman/bounty hunter as a staple of American cinema and television is naught but a fading memory. This after … [Read more...] about Bail Woven Into the Fabric of the American Essence
In New Hampshire, where bail reform has taken hold in a major way, prosecutors and law enforcement officials are expressing grave concerns over the new state of affairs. Specifically, concerns … [Read more...] about New Hampshire Lawmakers Voice Concern Over Bail Reform
What happens if you're from Illinois, are a convicted felon, have been arrested 79 times, and then are accused of a sex crime that is caught on a video recording? As it turns out...not much. At least … [Read more...] about Bail Reform in Illinois is Just Bizarre