Just a question.... I never thought about it much before, but 2 stories in the news on the same day got me thinking. 1. The family of Eton Patz won a civil suit against an imprisoned sex offender. The suit would be vacated if the confession of another man holds up, but what if money had already been paid? Would the money have to be returned? Would there need to be another civil suit? 2. A girl accuses Brian Banks of raping her on school grounds. The minor's mother sues the school system for providing inadequate security. They settle for a 7 figure number. 5 years later the girl recants and says she was never raped. What happens next with the money? DOes the school system have standing to sue? For what?