Month: <span>May 2014</span>

Flaws in the U.S. Jail System: World's Most Effective Rehabilitation Methods

The United States incarcerates a greater percentage of its citizens than any other country in the world. Specifically, it is estimated that 743 out of every 100,000 United States citizens are incarcerated at some point in their lives. One of the major issues that people have with this fact is that imprisonment requires more than $60 billion per year for the United States. As such, many have begun to push for the implementation of incarceration alternatives as a means of lowering re-conviction rates and saving the country money.

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Apple Pie, Baseball, and Bail Bonds: A Uniquely American Practice

The idea of using bail bondsmen is unique to the United States and one other country: The Philippines. Other countries use police to handle finding people who skip out on bail, and that bail must be paid to the court, not to an individual at a private company. As a matter of fact, what the US does in allowing bail bondsmen to operate is considered illegal throughout the rest of the world. Bondsmen work by posting a person's bail for a fee that is nonrefundable. Many countries see it as a type of obstruction of justice, but the US does not interpret it that way.

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Money, Gave and Hand Cuff on Table

Can You Post Bail on a Probation Violation?

What is Probation? Probation is a suspended sentence in which a person must keep the peace and be on their best behavior …

Gavel, Money in Jar & Bail Bond

Can You Bail Yourself Out of Jail?

Going to jail is usually a situation that is stressful and upsetting. If you're like most people, one of the first things …

COVID-19 Update: Bad Boys Bail Bonds Remains Fully Operational

COVID-19 Update: Bad Boys Bail Bonds Remains Fully Operational

In light of the spreading coronavirus pandemic, Bad Boys Bail Bond’s is doing our part to contain its spread and to implement …