Tag Archives: Cash Bail

Thank You Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County Theo Stamos

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Last updated on January 13th, 2019 at 06:01 pmTheo Stamos, Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County, deserves a big thank you for saying no to the lawmakers who asked her to stop recommending secured bail for defendants awaiting trial. It’s refreshing to see a lawyer of stature display principle and rectitude by simply sticking up for […]

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Five Questions for Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney Michael N. Herring

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Last updated on June 4th, 2018 at 09:14 amLast month, Richmond’s Commonwealth Attorney Michael N. Herring came out with a new policy to end cash bonds for criminal offenses in the city of Richmond. His reasoning is that it is unfair, and since the 10% bond premium paid to the bail bondsman does not deter […]

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