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Second Circuit – Mandatory Victims Restitution Act: United States v. Afriyie

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Mandatory Victims Restitution Act Expenses related to civil matters – Attorneys’ fees United States v. Afriyie 20-2269-cr Judges Calabresi, Pooler, and Parker Background: The defendant appealed from an order directing restitution under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act. At issue is whether Lagos v. United States 138 S. Ct. 1684 (2018)’s narrow construction ...