If you or someone you know is arrested, you need to know what bail is. Essentially, you (or a friend or family member) will pay bail to secure your release from jail after arrest and booking. Bail is a tool the courts use to make sure you will appear at your court dates and stay in the area after your release. Until the case is over, you must abide by the bail's conditions. Here are some things you need to know about bail:
Our last blog entry tackled the issue of putting innocent people on death row. In a related piece of news apparently Oklahoma is considering using nitrogen gas as a form of execution.
Apparently it is acceptable to put an innocent person to death, sometimes. While I accept that some abnormal people would think this ok, I was astonished to learn that a "blogging judge" pontificated his agreement with the idea.