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Bounty Hunters

  • By: John R. Vile
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Bounty hunters are private individuals typically hired by bail bondsmen who are seeking the return of a fugitive who has jumped bail (bail is governed by the Eighth Amendment) to avoid having to pay the liability on the bond that the ...

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