Lawmakers Tackle Problems of Restitution for Crime Victims

Date: 09.07.16

LITTLE ROCK - Making criminal offenders pay restitution to their victims is politically popular.
However, Arkansas and other states have run into obstacles when they have tried to put in place effective systems for collecting damages. One problem is that offenders often have little or no money when they're released from prison and their prospects of getting a good job are severely diminished beca...
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Arkansas Senate
2016-09-07 00:00:00
LITTLE ROCK - Making criminal offenders pay restitution to their victims is politically popular. However, Arkansas and other states have run into obstacles when they have tried to put in place effective systems for collecting damages. One problem ...