A Bail Problem With a Simple Fix

, New York Law Journal


At various points over the last several months, our clients have had reasonable bail set by a judge who authorized payment of bail with a credit card. This is very encouraging, and represents a welcome departure from the onerous use of cash and insurance company bail. In each instance, the person being held had a credit card or debit card in their pocket at arraignments, and was willing and able to pay bail.

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