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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 ...

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Gov’t can use Fair Debt Act to enforce restitution order

The Mandatory Victims Restitution Act gives the United States the authority to use the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act’s collection procedures to enforce all restitution orders, including those in favor of private-party victims, the 1st Circuit has ruled.

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