How does bail work?

Suppose that Michigan law enforcement arrests you.  Will you have to pay money before going home.  Although there are efforts underway to eliminate cash bail, cash bail is widly utilized today in Michigan Courts. The Courts will consider a variety of factors when...

How does the right to remain silent protect you?

The federal court’s establishment of Miranda rights in the 1960s afforded police detainees protective measures against unfair practices. One of these, the right to remain silent, is one of the most famous and legally divisive. The Fifth Amendment states in part...