The Justice 101 Legal Terms Glossary, a resource from the Offices of the United States Attorneys, provides the following definition for "bail":
Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
Visit the Current Funding Opportunities section of our site for open opportunities. You can also conduct a search of funding opportunities from all federal agencies using the Grants.gov website. This site captures federal funding information covering a wealth of different topics, including those related to juvenile and criminal justice.
To stay informed when funding opportunities are released from OJP bureaus and offices on this and other topics, subscribe to our electronic newsletter, JUSTINFO. You can also register with our National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) to receive additional notices from the NCJRS federal sponsors regarding funding releases and program updates and subscribe to Funding News from NCJRS to stay informed.
To learn more about juvenile drug court efforts and activities, see the following resources:
To obtain an order of protection, contact your local district attorney or prosecutor's office. A restraining or stay-away order is a legal protection that prohibits contact or interference with activities or mobility. Additional information on orders of protection is available in the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) report, Enforcement of Protective Orders.
Information about juvenile drug courts is accessible in the Juvenile Drug Courts Practice Profile on the CrimeSolutions website.
See the following resources to learn more about juvenile drug court efforts and activities:
The Drug Courts Special Feature section of our website provides information and resources about drug courts. Also view Drug Courts, a resource from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, National Institute of Justice, and Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), as well as OJJDP's In Focus: Drug Courts fact sheet.
Visit the following sites for further information on drug courts:
Information about drug court funding can be found on the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program section of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) website. When available, funding opportunities from BJA and other Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) program offices can be found on the Current Funding Opportunities page. Opportunities from OJP and other federal agencies are also posted on the Grants.gov website when available.
To stay informed when funding opportunities are released from OJP offices on this and other topics, subscribe to the weekly Funding News from NCJRS email. You can also sign up for JUSTINFO, our electronic newsletter sent out twice each month.
To learn more about drug courts, see the Drug Courts Special Feature section of our site.
The Maps section of the National Drug Court Resource Center (NDCRC) website provides information about drug courts throughout the United States. NDCRC is a project supported by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA). Also see Drug Courts, a resource produced by BJA, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and the Drug Courts Special Feature section of our site for additional information.
Created by the Office of Justice Programs and operated by OJP's National Institute of Justice, the CrimeSolutions website uses rigorous research to inform practitioners and policymakers about what works in justice-related programs and practices. Visit the Courts section of the site to view research on program effectiveness reviewed and rated by CrimeSolutions Researchers and Reviewers.
Also visit the Courts section of our site for additional publications and resources.