Subpart B Victims of Severe Forms of Trafficking in Persons

Terms Used In 28 CFR Part 1100 - Trafficking in Persons

  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.