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Months after getting out of jail, McMullan was re-arrested for failing to appear in court to pay $2,831.69 to the victims of her former boyfriend's other burglaries.
Feature June 11, 2019
Courts often order children who break the law to pay thousands of dollars in restitution to victims—even when the victim is an insurance company.
Nancy Michel, center left, who runs the Jefferson Parish District Attorney’s Office Victim/Witness Assistance Division, advocated for a Louisiana bill that allows crime victims with criminal histories to receive state aid.
News June 10, 2019
Lawmakers change rules after Marshall Project report on compensation fund.
Protesters demonstrated in support of immigrants who are in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, in Washington, D.C., in 2017.
News January 14, 2019
Migrants in the U.S. and across the globe face turmoil as lawsuits aim to reverse restrictive policies.
Anthony “Amp” Campbell was denied victim compensation to help with the burial costs for his father, Johnnie Campbell, who was murdered in Florida in 2015.
Feature September 13, 2018
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
Life Inside August 23, 2018
"It was the kind of moment that you witness but your brain just rejects; you can’t believe what you just saw."
Life Inside June 21, 2018
"I was made to feel like a second-class victim."
Henry T. Nicholas III, left, and his mother, Marcella Leach, with a photo of his sister, Marsy Nicholas, during the Orange County Victims' Rights March and Rally in 2013.
Feature May 22, 2018
Broadcom's Henry Nicholas is spending millions to give victims a bigger voice, but not everyone agrees.
Paul Storey, right, is led into court for a hearing in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2017. Storey was convicted of capital murder in 2008 for the shooting death of Jonas Cherry.
Case in Point April 2, 2018
Did a prosecutor lie about whether the family of a murder victim wanted the death penalty?
Life Inside September 28, 2017
Law school doesn’t prepare you for delivering bad news to victims and their families.