Legal Expert: Analyzing Trump’s Bond, Restrictions in Georgia Case

Kevin Hogan
By Kevin Hogan
August 22, 2023NTD Good Morningshare

Former President Donald Trump’s bond in the Georgia case is composed of $80,000 for the RICO offense, and $10,000 for each of the other 12 counts. Such bonds are used as collateral to ensure defendants show up in court, but they also have other functions. NTD spoke to William Jacobson, lawyer and professor at Cornell Law School, who provided his insight into the nature of the bond—and the restrictions placed on Mr. Trump’s communications.

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