Know Your Rights When You Are Arrested

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Back in 1966, the Miranda Rights did not exist. That means the police were not required to tell arrestees that they had the right to a lawyer and the right to remain silent. Some defendants would confess to a crime they did not commit because they were simply tired of the questioning, which could have included tactics that are considered antagonizing. These are false, coerced confessions.

Finally the law changed, and the Miranda Rights were introduced to prevent those kinds of confessions and to enlighten defendants of their full rights.

Most defendants also have the right to bail, but some are not so lucky since a judge can deny bail to defendants who are accused of heinous crimes or are considered especially dangerous.

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How Will Bail Affect My Holiday Travel Plans?

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Holiday travel is something you planned on doing for a few months now. Your recent arrest was unexpected, a spur of the moment situation that unraveled the wrong way. Now you have to deal with the aftermath, comply with release terms, and stay out of trouble. So how will this affect your holiday travel plans?

The best case scenario is that your arrest and bail will not conflict with your holiday plans. The judge did not put any travel restrictions into play, and your court appearances occur before and after your travel period.

In another scenario, the judge may enforce travel restrictions. For example, you may only be allowed to travel within your home state, or within a handful of states...