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Cash Bail System is Under Attack

By Velasquez & Associates |

The right to post bail in order to free someone from being detained while they await trial is a fundamental right of all Americans. Bail is written in our constitution. It has also become part of our culture, with bail hearings and bondsmen taking center stage in movies and TV. But the system of… Read More »

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What is Reasonable Suspicion?

By Velasquez & Associates |

The law is clear and established under our constitution: a police officer cannot stop you and hold you unless the officer has what is known as “reasonable suspicion” that a crime has been committed, or that you have broken a law. What is Reasonable Suspicion? Reasonable suspicion is the first step before getting to… Read More »

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