Wednesday July 21, 2010 | Bail Bond SystemJuly 20, 2010 at 9:04 am | Posted in Coming Up | 1 Comment
New Legislation has gone into effect aimed at reforming the Bail Bond system and our guests today were all instrumental in creating those reforms. If applied correctly, Chief District Judge Lisa Bell says the new rules will save taxpayer money while also ensuring that the most dangerous criminals stay in prison while awaiting trial. We’ll look at the bail bond system in our district; how it works, how much it costs and what can happen when the wrong people get out on bond. It’s a look at the criminal justice system and bail bonds.
Judge Lisa Bell – Chief District Court Judge
Kevin Tully – Mecklenburg County Public Defender
Bruce Lillie – Mecklenburg County Assistant District Attorney
- WFAE | Mecklenburg County Changes Bail Policies
- NPR | Behind the Bail Bond System
- Charlotte Observer | New Bail Rules Aim at Worst Offenders