Examples of restitution in a Sentence
the restitution of her stolen property
He was ordered to make restitution to the victim.
Recent Examples of restitution from the Web
The jail sentence was a condition of probation for Yvette Shonk who was also ordered to pay $6,600 in restitution.
Tamaris was sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $1.2 million in restitution.
Marc Masurovsky, a restitution scholar and co-founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project, tells the Post’s McAuley.
The end of Soviet rule offered hope for spiritual revival, but the church was more focused on the restitution of its properties.
Marco Laureti, 46, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison and owes more than $8.3 million in restitution.
Often, that means more empathy for criminal defendants — less extreme sentences, more opportunities for rehabilitation and restitution.
Under the terms of the plea agreement, he may be ordered to pay more than $2.4 million in restitution when he is sentenced on June 1.
The judge also must under state law order him to pay restitution.
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RESTITUTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of restitution for English Language Learners
: the act of returning something that was lost or stolen to its owner
: payment that is made to someone for damage, trouble, etc.
legal Definition of restitution
- ordered to pay restitution to the victim of his crime
restitutional\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-nəl, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutionary\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-shə-ˌner-ē, -ˈtyü-\ adjective
restitutive\ˈres-tə-ˌtü-tiv, -ˌtyü-\ adjective
restitutory\ˌres-tə-ˈtü-tə-rē, -ˈtyü-; rə-ˈsti-tyə-ˌtōr-ē\ adjective
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