Federal Judge Rebukes the Willie Horton Strategy

Federal Judge Rebukes the Willie Horton Strategy

Texas: In approving bail reform, federal judge rebukes Houston’s DA for using the Willie Horton strategy U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal gave preliminary approval last week to a settlement that restructures Houston’s bail system and provides for the pretrial release...
Reasons a Judge Denies Bail

Reasons a Judge Denies Bail

When a loved one is arrested and faces charges, you may be asked to contact a bail bondsman to secure bail for their release. Unfortunately, when you attend the bail hearing, the judge might deny bond, leaving your loved one incarcerated and you confused and wondering...
5 Reasons a Judge Might Deny Bail

5 Reasons a Judge Might Deny Bail

Understanding the rigid legal process from the time of arrest to the time of sentencing can be confusing and overwhelming. Posting bail allows the accused person to be released from custody, with a promise to show up to their court hearings. However, there are a few...
4 Things a Judge Considers When Deciding Bail

4 Things a Judge Considers When Deciding Bail

The right of an accused to follow their court proceedings out of remand centers is granted by the right to bail under the US laws. Bail is a considerable amount of money or a surrender of an equivalent to the bail amount in custody of the court to make sure that the...
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