A bail is a right under the Eight Amendment of the US constitution. It lets the person prepare their defense and deal with their problems before any trial or heating. But in some severe cases, you can be denied your rights. This applies for bail as well, and on the basis of several factors, you can be determined to not be fit to receive bail. Here are a few situations and conditions on which a person can be denied bail: Continue reading
Spending 24 hours behind bars could be nerve-wracking. At such a time, the only thing that crosses your mind is how to get out. However, cash bail isn’t always feasible. Continue reading
It’s very natural to feel vulnerable when you’ve been told that you’re under arrest. The key is not to lose your calm and don’t react in a way that could hurt your case. Take a deep breath and look for the nearest bail bond service. Continue reading
Imprisonment can have a harmful impact on an incarcerated person’s mental health. It can take a huge toll on the psychological state of inmates. And factors such as the length of imprisonment, separation from families, and the prison’s environment can give rise to feelings of delusion, paranoia, isolation, depression, and PTSD. Continue reading
There are currently over four million Americans behind bars. This puts a significant amount of stress on their families, especially on their partners. Dealing with a partner’s incarceration isn’t easy, and many times, the emotional, financial, and physical tolls can leave the strongest of bonds cracked and strained. Continue reading
For long, resisting arrests has been used by police to exploit poor defendants and justify baseless arrests. The police don’t like to be defied, and as a result, they arrest individuals for resisting arrests. However, resisting an arrest isn’t always defying the law, is it? Let’s find out.
A criminal record holds complete details of a person’s criminal convictions and arrests maintained by the US Police department and the criminal justice system. Stats show that every 1 in 3 American adults—almost 70 million people in the country—have a criminal record. This means that at least 30 million US kids have one parent with a felonious history. Continue reading
PTSD is a set of reactions that may occur after someone has been through a traumatic event. Let’s see if there is a link between Arrests and PTSD.