Michigan Bail System | Fox 17 Know the Law

Attorney Tom Sinas explains the Michigan Bail system in this episode of Fox 17’s Know the Law.

What is the purpose of bail? The bail system is a tool designed to ensure that those released from jail return to court for trial. Michigan residents have the legal right to bail, yet judges are able to determine the amount to be posted. The state currently relies on a cash bail system, but changes to the system have been proposed to change to a personal reconnaissance system.

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