Bail: Getting Out of Jail After an Arrest


Subject:
Crime , Judicial Process , Courts , Criminal Justice

Description:
This article describes the procedures related to bail, "cash or a cash equivalent that an arrested person gives to a court to ensure that he will appear in court when ordered to do so." Describes how bail is set, how bail is posted, and the circumstances under which someone may be released "on their own recognizance." From Nolo, a California publisher of legal self-help books.

Publisher:
Nolo

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nolo.com/article.cfm/ObjectID/EA05D2A8-0746-452F-99D3DEE0765E86E6/catID/D4C65461-8D33-482C-92FCEA7F2ADED29A/104/143/272/ART/


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