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Hatch Co-Sponsors Bill to Strengthen Restitution Process for Child Pornography Victims

May 8, 2014 – U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R – Utah) and Chuck Schumer (D – New York) today introduced the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Act. According to a release issued by Hatch’s office, the legislation is designed “to create an effective, balanced restitution process for victims of child pornography that also […]

Utah Appellate Clinic Gets a Mixed Ruling in Supreme Court Decision Involving Victims’ Rights

April 23, 2014 — The U.S. Supreme Court today handed down a mixed verdict in a Utah Appellate Clinic case that was argued before the Court by Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. The Utah Appellate Clinic represented “Amy,” a victim of child pornography. The case turned […]

The New York Times Magazine features work by Professor Cassell

A cover story article in the Sunday, January 29, 2013 edition of New York Times Magazine featured legal work by Professor Paul Cassell on behalf of child pornography victims referred to pseudonymously as “Amy” and “Vicky.”  The article describes Cassell’s pro bono work in pursuing restitution for these victims in federal appeals courts across the country through […]

Wall Street Journal Quotes Cassell in Article on BP Settlement

Paul Cassell, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was quoted in The Wall Street Journal in a January 16 article, “Letters Detail Objections to BP Settlement.” The story describes the victim-impact statements filed in Federal District Court in New Orleans in response to the $4.5 billion criminal settlement […]