Victim Law Library

A number of publications in NCVLI’s Victim Law Library address victims’ right to restitution. A selection of restitution-related publications are included below; please visit the Victim Law Library to access additional publications related to victims’ rights.

Fundamentals of Victims’ Rights: A Victim’s Right to Restitution

Future Expenses: A Necessary Component of Restitution

Survey of Select Laws Governing Timelines for Entry of Initial Restitution Order in a Criminal Case

Survey of Select State and Federal Laws Providing for the Recovery of Attorney Fees in Restitution

Abatement Ab Initio and a Crime Victim’s Right to Restitution

Ensuring Full Restitution for Trafficking Victims: An Overview of Mandatory Restitution Awards Under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act


This website was funded in part by a subgrant from The Council of State Governments (CSG) under Grant No. 2019-V3-GX-K038, awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this website are those of the contributors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice or CSG.