Feb 10, 2017

Justice slaps Texas-size bail on accused killer: $4 billion

They say everything is bigger in Texas. It’s now safe to say that applies to bail. Bell County Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown set Antonio Marquis Willis’ bond last week at a whopping $4 billion in the Dec. 22 killing of another man ...

Innocence is presumed but bail is not a given

| Feb 6, 2007

Innocence is presumed but bail is not a given

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There are some things money can’t buy, but to get out of jail, bail can be an option for some. Former Livedoor Co. President Takafumi Horie, awaiting his March 16 verdict, paid 300 million yen and was released from custody last April. Not everyone, ...