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Legal ConsequencesPlay
Understanding 'bail' in this context highlights the legal system's trust in the accused's return for trial. SlideAfter paying bail, he must stay in the city until his trial.
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Temporary FreedomPlay
'Bail' is not a fine or fee; it allows temporary release and is often refundable. SlideIf he complies with the bail conditions, the money will be returned.
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Seriousness IndicatorPlay
The amount of bail can indicate the seriousness of the charges or flight risk. SlideBail was set high due to the severity of the alleged crime.