Monthly Archives July 2016

California Law on Bail

If you follow crime news, you may be aware of the criminal case against Dalia Dippolito, who was arrested in 2009 after arranging a plot to kill her husband. She hired a hit man to handle the task, not realizing he was an undercover police officer. More recently, Dippolito was in the news because prosecutors wanted her bail revoked due to a violation of her house arrest conditions: She left her home to tape an interview for ABC’s “20/20” news program in December 2015. ­­­ The Dippolito case raises some questions about the legal concept of bail and how it
Read More