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one who posts bond

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a male slave

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someone who signs a bond as surety for someone else

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a male bound to serve without wages

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Their bail bondsmen are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year.
"She's been granted access to local jails and bondsmen who track down the fugitives.
For example, between 2011 and 2015, bail bondsmen collected $75 million in Maryland alone from individuals whose cases resolved without any finding of wrongdoing.
As the city began to explore possible changes in its practices of pretrial incarceration, these proposals faced fierce opposition from a consistent source: local bail bondsmen. Bail bondsmen have become an integral part of the US criminal justice system in all but a few states.
In the new role, Bailey is to oversee a team responsible for regulatory oversight of domestic and foreign insurance companies, insurance producers, title agents, public adjusters and bail bondsmen operating in Maryland.
In Maryland, as in the many other jurisdictions that rely on private bondsmen and a money bail system, bail arrangements are private contracts, unrelated to court outcomes.
She killed herself, they say, after failed attempts to get family, friends and bondsmen to help post her approximately $515 bond.
Langrock said he had a document from a California state agency that regulates bail bondsmen, but the judge was not satisfied.
The largest annual gathering of bail bondsmen in the country--the convention of the Professional Bail Agents of the United States, or PBUS--was slotted between Dunkin' Donuts and Elk Camp 2013 at the Mirage Resort and Casino, a tall, shiny structure shaped like an open book and set against replicas of the Colosseum and Eiffel Tower on Las Vegas' Strip.
By the 1800s, "arbitrary money bail bond amounts, coupled with a growing number of defendants who were unable to pay them ..., combined to give birth to a profession unique to the field of American criminal justice--the commercial money bail bond industry." (183) In fact, "only the United States and the Philippines allow the use of private bail bondsmen." (184) Bail bondsmen face considerable financial and physical risks.
Freedom has been our business for over 20 years and our bondsmen have bailed out thousands of people.
At least 27 laws in 17 states have been enacted since 2010 addressing bondsmen licensure, training requirements or business practice.
Independently reconstituted by bondsmen who clung to cultural memory as a means of psychological survival, the dance was reconfigured and adjusted to the new physical and social environment.
Bounty hunters and bail bondsmen play an important but unsung role in a legal system whose court dockets are too crowded to provide swift justice.