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Is The Bail Process Different For Immigrants?

Is The Bail Process Different For Immigrants?

  The detention of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. has become an issue of national importance. The number of foreign nationals detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has increased dramatically under the current administration, so it’s more important than ever to understand your rights if you are arrested and detained by ICE.    … Continued

While the concept of bail goes back to England and began centuries ago, today’s modern bail system is governed in large part by Federal law and the Bail Reform Act of 1984.

Where Did The Idea Of Bail Originate?

  Cash bail, and the bail bonds system as we know it, was not always a feature of the criminal justice system. The system we have in America today started long before America was even discovered. So to understand how we got here, we have to go back and look at England, somewhere between AD … Continued

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What Is Expungement – What Is It And When Does It Occur?

  We often here that someone’s past arrest or criminal record has been “expunged”—but what exactly does that mean and how does it affect you? To better understand the concept of expungement and how it is applied in Georgia, let’s take a look at some basics. What Is Expungement? The term “expungement” refers to a … Continued

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Explaining An Arrest To Children

  The arrest of a parent, sibling, or other loved one can be traumatic for any child. While many kids have some idea of what an arrest is, few if any are emotionally prepared to see someone they love led away by the police. So how can you best explain an arrest to children without … Continued

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What You Need to Know About DUI Checkpoints in Georgia

  In 1990 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police sobriety checkpoints on public roadways do not violate a citizen’s Constitutional protection against illegal search and seizure. This ruling has had nationwide repercussions regarding the way police departments can (and cannot) attempt to stop intoxicated drivers who have not committed a traffic violation or been … Continued