What is the difference between bail and bond?

When defendants are released from jail, they are temporarily released on bail or bond until a future court date. While the terms are often used interchangeably, they are two separate terms of [...]

What is a bounty hunter and how are bounty hunters related to bail?

When a defendant is released from jail on a bail bond, they pay a fee and sign a contract with the bail bond agency, agreeing (among other things) to appear in court. The agency paying the bail [...]