Big News: Jeffrey Epstein’s Victims Receive Amicus Support in the Eleventh Circuit

(Amicus – Someone not a party to a case who submits a brief and/or presents oral argument in that case.)

The key issue at this point in this long-running litigation is whether the Crime Victims’ Rights Act (CVRA) extends any  protections to crime victims before the formal filing of federal criminal charges.

Ms. Wild has argued that, for example, the CVRA’s right to confer with prosecutors can apply before the filing of an indictment–a position supported by the Fifth Circuit and the district court in this case, as well as by a law review article I co-authored on the subject six years ago.
— Read on reason.com/2020/05/12/jeffrey-epsteins-victims-receive-amicus-support-in-the-eleventh-circuit/

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