Inside America's For-Profit Bail Murder at America's Border: The Story 2 days ago   24:36

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The US is the only first-world country that commercializes bail. The for-profit industry rakes in more than $2 billion annually in revenue. Most criminal defendants can't pay the full bail amount and must either stay in jail or pay a 10 percent fee to secure a bond, which they won't recoup even if found not guilty.

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gary mcdermott
If you can't pay the fine , don't do the crime !
Dynamic One
This is the dumbest documentary I've ever seen. More people blaming others for there problems
RedUnbannable
america is so fucked
Andrew Ledet
So
Fucking sad. All it is modern day
Slavery. The whole court system
Bullet-Catcher
Lobbyist (Means) Bribery
Bullet-Catcher
My son wants to kill himself, that's how bad it is. Perhaps if he wasn't another looser, who likes smashing cars up, then he would feel better.
12dollarsand78cents
*I like the GPS ankle bracelet system, but if the cut it or hack it,*
*they should never get bail/released until trial again.*
12dollarsand78cents
*He was a very high risk of flight, period!*
*Black Panthers could have paid his bail, and help him disappear, and take the lose.*
ThatBitch
Bail is so fucking dumb
Mr Smiles
Bunch of no good bitches!
Danny Creech
Government gangsters fighting the public on behalf of crooked politicians. God bless America
Darleen Abline
They got drug cash it's that prove over $10,000 each
Darleen Abline
$100,00 for bundle of dope I'm female I'm not rabid looking that was 2007
joe sly
cash bail system America has is awesome you have bail, come up with the money and your'e out. the alternative these people are talking about leaves it up to the judges,prosecutor & cops meaning next to nobody gets out no option, wont mater how much cash you have. then its no bail pressure to take a deal or you'll sit in the nut house for years waiting for trial. Look at Canada its bad, very corrupt
joe sly
people against bail bondsmen try living somewhere that don't have it, say like Canada, nobody gets bail in Canada very few people. Americans have a right to bail it seems. much better than Canada
johan Gustavsson
dont do the crime then its easy if you fuck up you will pay
You Mad
Lets be honest the entire legal/justice system needs an complete overhaul but i hear more negative stories about the bounty hunters than the bail system. Alot of them feel above the law
Corbyn Payne
Bail is bullshit. Keeps the rich free and poor in jail.
I too have had a 500k bail for a bullshit felony. That's murderer prices.
I don't blame bail bond men. They're the natural response to bail. But when they say they're doing good in the world. I scoff.
Corbyn Payne
Bail is bullshit. Keeps the rich free and poor in jail.
I too have had a 500k bail for a bullshit felony. That's murderer prices.
I don't blame bail bond men. They're the natural response to bail. But when they say they're doing good in the world. I scoff.
Stephen Macuch
17:45 "We're portrayed as these evil bail bondsmen that make money...Senators make money, judges make money.." she's making a fallacious 'false equivalency' argument there.
One could just as easily add "...drug dealers make money, pimps make money, embezzlers make money..." Just pointing out groups that make money proves nothing about the underlying inherent good or evil of the category named.
"The lady doth protest too much, methinks..." - Shakespeare
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