Restitution: Is Some Factual Nexus to Conduct Enough?

Unfortunately, yes is the answer to the question posed in the title to this blog post. However, this apparently new standard, a loosening of the disciplined, defense-friendly Luis M. standard of “some rational relationship to actual costs,” should be understood for its facts so that anyone facing a restitution hearing can factually distinguish “the some factual nexus” standard (Hurtado is the case name) so that victims do not enjoy an unfair windfall. To read more about this looser standard, please click on the following link.


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