Writing this week with a case discussing (and sadly, rejecting) a bevy of interesting challenges to restitution. If you've wondered where the limits of restitution are post-Paroline, Judges Clifton, Callahan and Ikuta are drawing the lines for us. The memo ends with a galling revelation on the government's use of bad data to win a Supreme Court case. Three guesses on whether the government is asking the case should be reconsidered.
United States v. Pablo Alvarez
Thursday, September 1, 2016