Child Pornography Restitution Update
Catholic University of America (CUA)
James R. Marsh
Marsh Law Firm PLLC
Sex Offender Law Report, August/September, 2013
CUA Columbus School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-12
This article discusses the issue of restitution for victims of child pornography cases. It specifically explores the legal background to this issue, relevant court opinions, and implicated statutes (18 U.S.C. §§ 2259; 3771) regarding the ability of child pornography victims to obtain restitution from those who possessed child pornography images, also known as images of child sexual abuse. The article addresses the current circuit split and pending Supreme Court case, Paroline v. United States. In addition to an analysis of the judicial opinions, this piece also discusses several policy initiatives available to address the issue.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 3, 2013
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