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
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.
Restorative justice is meant to be a way of delivering some sort of restitution within communities without involving the legal system — and a lot of communities have legitimate reasons not to want the police poking around in their lives.
Barrett also must pay as much as $5,000 in restitution to one of the victims portrayed in his collection of pornography.
The complaint asks the court to order Allen to pay a total of $3.9 million in restitution.
For those crimes, Gilliard was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison and ordered to pay almost $220,000 in restitution.
He is prohibited from buying a hunting license during the deferred adjudication period and also faces $53,000 in civil restitution fines from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Yangson has been ordered to pay restitution with the final amount to be decided at a later date, but Light is not expecting to get it all back.
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RESTITUTION Defined for English Language Learners
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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