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Child victim restitution standard shatters circuits

WASHINGTON – A federal statute makes it mandatory for victims of child pornography to get restitution for the losses they suffer. But federal court rulings deciding how those losses should be categorized and what proof is required to establish liability are so divergent that the term “circuit split” doesn’t quite cut it. It’s more like a “circuit shatter.”


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