The term “bail” is commonly used to describe a cash amount that has been set by a judge, to make sure that a person charged with a crime, called a “defendant,” will
come back to court. This amount must be paid before a person will be released from jail. Generally, the defendant will be given the option of either paying cash, or paying a
bail bondsman to put up the funds, called a “bond.” More on this below.
Katal Connecticut Update- May 25, 2023
In this issue:
-New Report: Fixing Connecticut’s Probation and Parole Problems
-June Connecticut Criminal Justice Statewide Call
-Quotes of the Week