Bail. All of a sudden the most important topic in criminal law. When Tonya Couch appeared in front of the judge on Monday, her bail, or more correctly the amount and conditions of her bail, became the hottest topic in Texas criminal law.
In Collin County every citizen charged with a crime gets their mugshot taken when being booked into jail, this is no different than the other 253 counties in Texas. What Collin county does differently is require each citizen to drape a towel around their neck.