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Bail within Judicial System

The bail system is a unique aspect of our judicial system. When a person commits a crime, bail may then be set under the guidelines this "criminal" will report for the hearing, and he/she goes free to carry on with his/her life until the court date.

Discuss whether or not suspects should be allowed to post bail if they are a flight risk or criminal risk.

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The person is only required to report to a bonds agent when told to do so. Just as any other factor in the judicial system, there are those who oppose the bail system because it's believed that we're releasing a criminal back into society, based on a monetary reason for the court. Below, I'll provide my insight on whether or not I believe in allowing suspects who pose a flight risk or criminal risk to post bail.

The bail system is commonly used for low level criminals that commit non-violent crimes against society. However, there are those who are afforded the opportunity to post bail on numerous factors: overcrowding, court system caseload, prosecution compliance, and/or judge discretion. In many cases, when there's a ...

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The person is only required to report to a bonds agent when told to do so. Just as any other factor in the judicial system, there are those who oppose the bail system because it's believed that we're releasing a criminal back into society, based on a monetary reason for the court.....

470 word essay with reference

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