American Judiciary system concept

Why the Bail System is Under Scrutiny in America

The bail system dates back to Medieval times, where a specified sum would be paid to ensure the release of a detainee. The American judicial system operates on monetary bail. That means that an arrestee cannot be released from pre-trail detention unless they pay the bail amount specified by the court. Due to that reason, the bail system in America has been under scrutiny for a long time. Continue reading