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 man who hacked their accounts, Edward Majerczyk, took a plea deal and was sentenced to nine months in prison and paid $5,700 in restitution.
While handing down the 51-month custody term to 29-year-old Daniel Stephen Wray, U.S. District Judge John Houston also ordered him to pay nearly $76,500 in restitution to his victims.
Jackie Chaney, also known as Jackie Scott, was also sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susie Morgan to serve two years of supervised release and to pay $809,605 in restitution, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.
On Monday, a judge ruled that the teen, whose name has been withheld because of his age, should pay $36.6 million in restitution.
Elgin must pay $15,000 in restitution to the trustee’s office and $6,311 to the IRS, the judge said.
On Monday, an Oregon judge ordered the boy, who pleaded guilty to starting the Eagle Creek wildfire last year, to pay $36,618,330.24 in restitution to cover the damages.
In addition to spending six years in prison, Kays will have three years of supervised release and was ordered to forfeit $631,705 in property and is required to make $800,000 in restitution to the government, prosecutors said in a news release.
The pair was ordered to pay $1,218,595 in restitution – $889,287 to the city and $329,308 to Quisenberry Arcari Architects, a subcontractor on the project.
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Origin and Etymology of restitution
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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