What does it mean to be let out of jail on your own RECOGNIZE?

it means they let you out on your signature..meaning your agree by signing this you will be back in court when they say and agree to go to all your court dates or you forfit your rights and will be re arrest and bail will be set in the amount they see fit...
recognizance = (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited
Released on own Recognizance-
It means you get out of jail based on your good name.
Basically, they trust you to show up in court and don't feel the need to have you post bail.
When you are released on your own recognizance, or "OR'd" it means you are agreeing to go to court on your own.
It's own recognizance. Means you don't have to post bail to guarantee your later appearance in court. It's commonly called an "O.R.".
Recognizance --

ROR -- "Released on own Recognizance"

It means you are trusted to return for the trial, without having to pay bail (a monetary incentive) to make you return.
basically means you don't have to post bail in order to get out of jail.
On your own name without some one backing you.
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