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The Effectiveness of the Bail System


Abstract:
Bail, also called pretrial release, is a legal means of freeing a defendant before court disposition of criminal charges. This article reports on a set of data collected in Charlotte, North Carolina about how various factors affect bail risk and which forms of bail are most effective in controlling bail risk.
Source:
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 42 Issue 1, Summer 1976, p22-37
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Record #:
18304