Free From Excessive Bail Newspaper Article Exercise
Scenario: Jim Hessler is a homeless man arrested for stealing from a large department store. The judge set bail at 1 million dollars, an unusually disproportionate amount.
Directions: Using your knowledge from the lesson, write a newspaper article illustrating the situation from above. A reporter's job is to be a whistleblower, to expose the truth and injustice. Finish the story with what may have happened to the excessive bail.