This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 07-RL-34138 in the 2007 issue. Explains law regarding authority to order defendant to pay restitution to victims of his or her crimes in Federal criminal cases. Examines qualification for victim status; crimes which trigger restitution authority; and what type of property losses, damages, or personal injuries that restitution covers. Discusses restitution procedure and questions surrounding abatement upon death of defendant. Includes text of relevant statutes.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. American Law Division. Restitution in Federal Criminal Cases