Tag: rights

  • The Silent Pathway to Posting Bail

    The Silent Pathway to Posting Bail

    Here’s something you’ll never, ever, ever find in a police report: “After a friendly chat with this likable fellow, I realized everything was O.K. and I had made a mistake to attempt to arrest him in the first place.” The series of steps that lead to an arrest are many and varied. The circumstances may be […]

  • Miranda Rights

    Miranda Rights

    Due process means that laws must be applied fairly and equally to everyone. This concept is so important and fundamental that it’s noted explicitly in our Constitution, which states that the government shall not deprive anyone of “life, liberty, or property, without due process of law…” The 5th Amendment protects people from actions of the […]