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One study of criminal bail hearings found that defendants who appeared by video had bonds set up to 90% higher than similar defendants appearing in-person.

Journalist in and out of detention for reporting on corruption, twice posting bail.

The question at hand is whether risk-assessment algorithms are a more just method over cash bail for deciding which defendants should be kept in jail before trial.

SARS officers typically target and detain young men by accusing them of being online fraudsters, simply on the evidence of owning a laptop or smartphone, and then request arbitrary and exorbitant bail fees before they regain their freedom.

Tsui’s reporting shows how one small company, Loans for Less, dominates the court, with a compliant judge issuing warrants and bail forfeitures on demand.

Meanwhile, his family kept trying to explain to Lane the conditions of his bail.

Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residentsby Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel PhilipOctober 6, 2020ProPublica

The Moore Ridge trenches were in clay, and every time it rained they had to be bailed out with buckets.

He stood up, then he bailed, but as much less water came into the boat than before, he had but little to do in that way.

Adrift in a BoatW.H.G. Kingston

Jerry rows very well, and he pulled both the oars while I bailed with an old tin can that I found under the stern thwart.

Us and the BottlemanEdith Ballinger Price

He bailed the canoe and reloaded the musket, drifting the while.

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