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It means that you can get bailed

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Q: What does no excessive bail mean in the Bill of Rights?
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Does a person have a constitutional right to bond in a criminal case?

No. The Eighth Amendment states in part ". . .excessive bail shall not be imposed. . ." The federal courts have interpreted the Constitution to mean that persons accused of non-capital crimes have a right to bail, but that persons accused of capital crimes do not. The sole Eight Amendment right regarding bail is that it not be excessive. What is "excessive " is determined in light of all the circumstances surrounding the matter and cannot be given a fixed amount for each crime. Some states have passed laws or adopted constitutions that guarantee the right to bail in every case of an offense against that state's criminal law, whether it is capital or non-capital. The theory is that the US Constitution in prohibiting excessive bail impliedly means there must be bail of some sort. Being out on bail is important to our system guaranteeing a fair trial, preparing a defense, and not punishing accused persons who have not yet been found guilty of any crime. Excessive bail amounts would have the effect of keeping an accused person in jail in violation of those rights. If the government wanted to keep a person in jail before trial in violation of the accused's rights and if the imposition of excessive bail would have that effect, isn't complete denial of bail the same as excessive bail? So it is arguable that reasonable bail should be available in every case. Some accused persons would say that excessive bail is better than no bail at all, because at least there would be some hope of raising it. This is an instance where a state law seems to be in conflict with the US Constitution as interpreted by federal courts yet is not unconstitutional. This is because the Eighth Amendment gives individuals a personal right and if a state chooses to increase the scope of that right, it is free to do so. No state would be able pass a law that denied bail in serious, but not capital, crimes, such as bank robbery, because that would be contrary to Eighth Amendment rights to bail in all non-capital cases. A state may enlarge personal freedoms, but may not reduce them.

What does the eighth amendment mean to the us?

The eighth amendment of the united states constitution is the section of the bill of rights that states that the punishment must be fair, cannot be cruel, and that fines that are extraordinarily large cannot be be set

What the Bill of Rights mean?

The Bill of Rights are the Ten basic rights and freedoms of all U.S. citizens.

What are the bill of rights and what do they mean?

The Bill of Rights are the first 10 amendments made to the Constitution. They explained the colonists rights.

What did the Bill of Rights mean to Americans?

it meant their rights would be protected

Who passed the Bill of Rights?

The term "bill of rights" originates from England. If you mean the USA, you have to include that in your question, as England, Canada, and New Zealand all have a "bill of rights" too.

What did the Bill of Rights mean to American citizens?

it meant their rights would be protected

What does section 10 of article 16 bill of rights mean?

In the Bill of Rights there is no section 10 of article 16. There are 10 rights listed and that is all.

What does ratified mean to the Bill of Rights?

it means approved

Who made the Bill of Rights?

The creation of the Bill of Rights was of course George Manson and Patrick wait, i mean Patrick Henry

How do you spell bail for let's bail?

That is the correct spelling for the verb bail, here used as slang to mean leave (from bail out).

Why didn't many people think constitution was complete to the bill of rights?

...that it was wasn't complete to the bill of rights? Can you clarify what you mean? The question is unclear.