The 8th Amendment of the United States Constitution protects us from excessive bail (as well as excessive fines and cruel and unusual punishment). This amendment is an order towards the government to not use their power to impose unduly harsh penalties on criminal defendants. But...

Cyberbullying (intentionally posting personal information of and/ or harassing another person by electronic communication like texts, emails, and social media with the intent of causing fear) seems like a rather harmless crime but in California, it's taken very seriously. Cyberbullying has led victims to harm...

As the popularity of attending massive music festivals rises, unfortunately, so does the number of arrests. The most common offenses at music festivals are drug possession (most often ecstasy) , public intoxication, and trespassing. Getting arrested for such violations at a music festival may be...

As you know, bail prices will be based on the crime that took place. Crimes are categorized into one of three: infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies (felonies being the most serious crimes). Fines and bail for infractions and misdemeanors will generally be less than that of...