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May 5, 2008

Second Circuit rejects sundry challenges to CVRA

The Second Circuit this morning issues an intriguing little opinion in USA v. Eberhard, No. 05-3431 (2d Cir. May 5, 2008) (available here), which rejects a number of constitutional challenges to the Crime Victims Rights Act.  Here is one sentence that highlights the to-the-point character of the opinion in Eberhard: "A law requiring that victims be reasonably heard (if they request) after the defendant has already been convicted does not implicate the Ex Post Facto clause."

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