Restitution

State v. Campbell, 296 Or App 22 (2019): Trial court erred by declining to impose restitution for medical expenses. Reversed on state’s appeal. The prosecution offered evidence that the costs for medical procedures were paid and reasonable in the market. Defendant argued that no witness testified that the medical procedures performed were reasonable in light… Read More

An AG and a federal judge question established theory that Sex Offender Registration is not “punishment”

Interesting news from the Collateral Consequences Resource Center: “In the past week, there were two notable developments regarding the constitutionality of state sex offender registration schemes. First, as noted by Douglas A. Berman at Sentencing Law and Policy, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel filed highly significant amicus briefs in two Michigan Supreme Court cases, “arguing that… Read More