Approaches to Prosecuting Labor Trafficking Cases with Civil Rights Laws
A webinar that discusses challenges when prosecuting labor trafficking cases and strategies used to prosecute labor trafficking cases under civil law.
Target Audience: Law enforcement and prosecutors
Overall Objectives: Increase knowledge of the current research on labor trafficking in the U.S.; Increase knowledge on strategies used to prosecute labor trafficking using civil rights laws including challenges and opportunities; and Share learning and experiences across federally-funded human trafficking task forces.
Project Funding Provided By: The Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice
Includes: A webinar featuring presenters Colleen Owens, Senior Research Associate, Urban, Institute and John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Karyn L. Bass Ehler, Chief of the Civil Rights Bureau, Office of the Attorney General of Illinois; Jane Flanagan, Chief of the Workplace Rights Bureau, Office of the Attorney General of Illinois.
To learn more about IACP’s anti-human trafficking resources, go to the https://www.theiacp.org/projects/anti-human-trafficking-training-and-technical-assistance.