Bail is a legal mechanism that allows people who are accused of a crime to remain free pending trial. According to HowStuffWorks, bail takes many forms, but it usually requires that the accused, or another person acting ... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

According to the American Bar Association, the purpose of bail is to make sure the defendant appears for trial and all pre-trial hearings. Bail is the amount of money defendants must pay to be released from custody befor... More »

Unsecured bail is a type of bond in which the defendant contracts to appear before the court on a specified date and promises to pay the bail amount later if he fails to appear, states US Legal. An unsecured bail is not ... More »

To write a police statement, list your contact information, specific details about the crime, such as the time and location of the incident, and names and contact information of the people who were involved, if possible.... More »

Employees at a chemical analysis laboratory, such as the chemistry unit at the FBI, provide evidence analysis, crime scene investigation assistance and court testimony. They also train personnel at other law enforcement ... More »

Bail money is returned to the payer when the defendant has satisfied his legal requirements to the court, according to the Legal Aid Society. Failing to appear in court or fulfill other court requirements delays the retu... More » Government & Politics Law Enforcement

The Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution states that all people accused of crimes have the right to a quick and public trial presided over by a jury in the district in which the alleged crime took place. The accused ... More »