Originally Posted by Alex_Spider
If you are a drug dealer and can provide yourself a high paid lawyer then you can get away with it or get released by bail.
Criminals getting released on bail isn't a bad thing. It not like they're paying to not go to prison, they're paying to not sit in jail until the court case is over. There's still going to be a trial where there could be a conviction. And the bail money helps pay for the trial.