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/beɪl/ Show Spelled [beyl] Show IPA Law. noun. 1.

Bail is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Bail books and related discussion.

Suggested Pdf Resources

July 2011 JC BAIL
In general, bail is used to ensure the presence of the defendant before the court.
2011 UNIFORM BAIL SCHEDULE (Felony and Misdemeanor)
Pursuant to Penal Code section 1269b, this bail schedule was approved by the judges of magistrate if the scheduled bail is not adequate for the crime.
Uniform Fine/Bail Forfeiture Schedule - July 2011 (State of Utah) 8
Bail Source Inquiry Questionnaire
posting cash bail, the security offered, and the source of any money or property used to post the cash bail or secure the surety or bail bond, as the case may be.

Suggested News Resources

$10-million bail set for man who allegedly held worker in a box
Bail was set at $10 million for a Monterey Park yogurt shop owner accused of kidnapping a female employee and keeping her inside a box in a soundproof room, prosecutors said Friday.
No bail for man charged with killing Lawndale activist
By Megan Craig Tribune reporter A judge today ordered a Chicago Lawn man accused of bludgeoning a Lawndale activist to be held without bond on a first-degree murder charge.
Ex-judge gets bail in 'cash-in-bag' case
A court granted bail yesterday former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Nirmal Yadav in the multi-million rupee cash-in-bag scam which rocked Chandigarh in 2008.
Linehan drops request for leave before retrial
She is awaiting retrial for the 1996 murder of Kent Leppink and has been out of prison on bail since May of last year. She'd asked a Superior Court judge for permission to leave Alaska for treatment on her knee.
Bail reduced, Middle Smithfield Supervisor Spano free
By David Pierce Middle Smithfield Township Supervisor Bob Spano Sr. bailed himself out of jail Friday afternoon after winning a bail reduction, from $250000 to $75000.

Suggested Web Resources

Bail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bail and Bail Bonds - Your Legal Guide
May 2, 2011 How bail works and how to arrange for a bail bond if you are arrested.
HowStuffWorks "How Bail Works"
Feb 5, 2007 Bail allows people to leave jail and continue their lives while awaiting trial.
Bail - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary
a container used to remove water from a boat. Origin of BAIL.
bail - definition of bail by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and
Security, usually a sum of money, exchanged for the release of an arrested person as a guarantee of that person's appearance for trial. 2.

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