bail bonds

VICE News Tonight on HBO

Maryland is trying to approve a unique way to make bail less expensive

Antonia Hylton

​A Judge Explains How to Change America’s Twisted Bail System

Alternatives to holding suspects hostage for amounts they can't pay are gaining traction nationwide.
John Surico

How America's Bond System Keeps Immigrants Behind Bars

Immigrants are regularly denied bail or offered bail that's too expensive, forcing them to stay in jail sometimes for years, waiting for their day in court.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
daily vice

We Continue Our Look at the Bail Industry on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We also hear about Noisey's new weekly roll call of emerging artists and discuss how the men's beauty market of South Korea could open a relatively new frontier of men's fashion in the West.
VICE Staff

Inside America's For-Profit Bail System

In the premiere episode of our series 'Justice,' VICE examines the winners and losers of for-profit criminal justice and explores the emerging alternatives.
VICE Staff
daily vice

We Meet a Teen Who Got $500,000 Bail for a Broken Window on Today's 'Daily VICE'

Then we meet Arthur Brand, a detective who operates within the black market of art, and hear about the surprising new album from Agoraphobic Nosebleed.
VICE Staff
daily vice

We Meet the King of Baltimore Bail Bonds on Today's 'Daily VICE'

We also discuss the prospects of human hibernation and get culinary career advice from French legend Jacques Pépin.
VICE Staff

This Is What It's Like to Be a Bail Bondsman in Las Vegas

"The largest bail we fronted money for was $500,000. It was for a doctor who had a clinic here in Vegas. He was re-using syringes and infecting people with hepatitis C."
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crime & drugs

NYC to Eliminate Bail for Many Non-Violent Offenders

The plan, which offers 3,000 low-level offenders supervised release in lieu of bail, will help “reduce both the financial and human costs of needless incarceration.”
Avi Asher-Schapiro