Defending Restitution Claims in Child Pornography Cases in a Post-Paroline World

While United States v. Paroline likely will result in victims bringing an increased number of restitution claims in federal child pornography prosecutions, in that case the U.S. Supreme Court reined in expectations for victims anticipating a windfall. Public defender David Bungard offers practice tips to help defense attorneys successfully negotiate or dispute the merits of a restitution claim.