Bail is an agreement that the court will authorize a person’s release provided that the person promises to follow any conditions listed by the court. If a person fails to satisfy any of the terms of a bond, he or she will be returned to jail to await trial. The Power of the Eighth Amendment… Read More
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Can a Parole Board Decision be Appealed?
Parole plays a role in the lives of many convicted individuals. The purpose of parole is to help a previously incarcerated person resume life in society under the guidance of a parole officer. Two of these elements include helping a person with housing and employment-related issues. Additionally, parole serves the purpose of protecting society from… Read More
What is a Pre-Sentence Report?
A pre-sentence report is provided to a court before the sentencing of someone who has offended criminal rights. These reports are prepared by probation officers between a person’s conviction and the date that is set for sentencing. The purpose of these reports is to be used by judges in cases involving felonies. The reports are… Read More
Teacher Arrested on Federal Child Pornography Charge
A middle school teacher was recently arrested for allegedly using a peer to peer application to download and share video files that depicted minors engaging in sexually explicit conduct. The teacher was taken into custody by agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigation Unit. A preliminary investigation of the teacher’s computer… Read More