A Los Angeles judge revoked her probation and Lohan was brought to jail, although she was released later that day on bail.
She had made several trips to visit her lawyers during the time she was out on bail and there was nothing unusual about it.
Michael Daly talks to her bail bondsman about her ankle bracelet—and her continued silence.
Goodman retreated to house arrest at his luxury mansion on $4 million bail.
Suspects are sometimes promised lighter sentences or bail if they will simply confess.
Soon after his return to England he was seized in mistake for another person, and only obtained his liberty on a bail of 1000.
You expect me to bail you out—clean up your debts—put you clear?
I suppose that means I've got to come round and bail them out in the morning, eh?
bail was denied to Marsh, Vasca and Joe, and for them a speedy trial was urged.
He believed that the bail was illegal, and he believed also that Sam would stay where he was.
"bond money," late 15c., a sense that apparently developed from that of "temporary release from jail" (into the custody of another, who gives security), recorded from early 15c. That evolved from earlier meaning "captivity, custody" (early 14c.). From Old French baillier "to control, to guard, deliver" (12c.), from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden," from bajulus "porter," of unknown origin. In late 18c. criminal slang, to give leg bail meant "to run away."
"horizontal piece of wood in a cricket wicket," c.1742, originally "any cross bar" (1570s), probably identical with Middle French bail "horizontal piece of wood affixed on two stakes," and with English bail "palisade wall, outer wall of a castle" (see bailey).
"to dip water out of," 1610s, from baile (n.) "small wooden bucket" (mid-14c.), from nautical Old French baille "bucket, pail," from Medieval Latin *bajula (aquae), literally "porter of water," from Latin bajulare "to bear a burden" (see bail (n.1)). To bail out "leave suddenly" (intransitive) is recorded from 1930, originally of airplane pilots. Related: Bailed; bailing.
"to procure someone's release from prison" (by posting bail), 1580s, from bail (n.1); usually with out. Related: Bailed; bailing.