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25 Oct 2022, 2:55 pm by Paul Cassell
[The general federal restitution statute grants statutory authority to district courts to award restitution to crime victims to the extent provided in a plea agreement.] [read post]
24 Oct 2022, 10:40 am by Paul Cassell
["In sum, but for Boeing’s criminal conspiracy to defraud the FAA, 346 people would not have lost their lives in the crashes. [read post]
20 Jul 2022, 3:35 pm by Paul Cassell
[Judge Jones makes an interesting and compelling argument that in situations where it is debatable whether an officer followed Miranda, there is no good reason for suppressing an unwarned voluntary statement.] [read post]
15 Jul 2022, 11:45 am by Paul Cassell
[In a petition for reconsideration, I ask the Utah Supreme Court to modify a recent opinion to remove the qualifier "alleged" in front of term "victim" in light of the fact that the defendant has been convicted of sexually assaulting the victim. ] Last week the Utah Supreme Court released an opinion agreeing with me (and the Utah Crime Victims' Legal Clinic) that a crime victim was entitled to be heard in appellate court proceedings concerning whether to release the… [read post]
7 Jul 2022, 9:54 am by Paul Cassell
[The Court agrees with my argument that crime victims can become "limited-purpose parties" in criminal proceedings to protect their interests, such as an interest in the confidentiality of mental health counseling records.] [read post]
17 Dec 2021, 12:26 pm by Tom Smith
“What happened here in the waning days of the previous administration was a complete short circuit of the congressionally mandated process for the victims to be conferred with and have an opportunity to influence the outcome,” said Paul Cassell, a former federal judge who is representing the families. [read post]
17 Dec 2021, 9:15 am by Paul Cassell
[My filings yesterday on behalf of the fifteen families who lost loved ones in the Boeing 737 MAX crashes explains why the Justice Department could not keep victims' families in the dark when it negotiated its immunity deal with Boeing.] [read post]
5 Oct 2021, 12:01 pm by Paul Cassell
[The congressional sponsors of the Crime Victims Rights Act and prominent groups concerned about crime victims' rights urge the Supreme Court to grant certiorari.] [read post]
30 Sep 2021, 9:20 am by Tom Smith
As University of Utah law professor Paul Cassell argued in a paper last year, institutionalized anti-police sentiment across the country—visible in political, cultural, academic, and media institutions—led to a reduction of proactive policing. [read post]
31 Aug 2021, 10:35 am by Howard Bashman
Supreme Court asks it review the Eleventh Circuit en banc’s decision concluding that Epstein’s victims cannot enforce their right to confer with prosecutors under the Crime Victims’ Rights Act because the Department never formally filed charges against Epstein”: Paul Cassell has this post at “The Volokh Conspiracy” about a petition for writ of certiorari that he submitted for filing today to the U.S. [read post]
30 Jul 2021, 9:40 am by Tom Smith
Recent research by the University of Utah’s Paul Cassell suggests that decreased policing in some cities last summer was associated with a spike in murders. [read post]
16 Apr 2021, 7:33 am by Paul Cassell
[The en banc ruling calls the sordid deal a "national disgrace" but concludes the courts are powerless to enforce crime victims' rights in pre-charging situations--a disturbing ruling that I hope will be quickly overturned.] [read post]