Case name : U.S. v. Dann
Case # : No. 10–10191; July 22, 2011
Court : United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Reviewed by : Laura Morgan
Main issue : Child Support
Child support arrears due to or held by the criminal defendant in this case was held by the defendant as a “conduit” for support for her children, and thus they could not be assigned to the victim of the defendant’s crime as restitution.
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