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Court Rejects Restitution for Victim in Porn Case

A victim of child pornography seeking restitution should not receive court-ordered payments from those who possessed the images but had no hand in creating them, a federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. The young woman, referred to in court papers as Amy, was known as "Misty" in pornographic images created by her uncle. The uncle was convicted and imprisoned on child pornography charges, but the images continue to be widely circulated and downloaded.Since then, Amy's lawyers have entered pleas in hundreds of child pornography possession cases around the country seeking payment for their client's lost wages and counseling through federal criminal ...