Daniel M. Gitner, a partner at Lankler Siffert & Wohl, and Patrick C. Toomey, an associate with the firm, write: Translating the abstract rights of "dignity and privacy" provided for in the Crime Victims' Rights Act into something with practical meaning for victims collides head on with defendants' rights to public restitution proceedings and often media interest. A few tips can help a crime victim preserve his or her privacy while seeking restitution in the courts.
Obtaining Restitution for Crime Victims Without Sacrificing Privacy
New York Law Journal
January 2, 2013
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