Ohio - It is conservatively estimated that one in every 555 people in the world
is a victim of human trafficking, LexisNexis' senior advisor on Corporate
Responsibility said June 30 at a webinar for employees at the LexisNexis campus
Mark P. Lagon is the former head of the...
On September 9, 2010, REDLIGHT, the powerful feature
documentary by filmmaker and anti-human trafficking activist Guy Jacobson, made its television debut on SHOWTIME. As the result of LexisNexis'
support of this project, the company received an Executive Producer credit for
the film and was the...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Local, state and federal law enforcement
officers in Nashville, Tenn., Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., on Monday began
arresting 29 individuals who were listed in a federal indictment which was
unsealed listing various charges, including sex trafficking juveniles and
By John Reynolds
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Class
of 2011. The author would like to thank his family, friends, and colleagues for
their support. This note is dedicated to the victims of human trafficking.
Excerpt 34 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 387
(AP) - An Israeli man has been charged with participation in a human
trafficking ring that captured and tortured African migrants in Egypt's
neighboring Sinai desert, according to an indictment released Sunday. The
indictment said the accused a Bedouin from Full
NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. crime-fighting office said Tuesday that 2.4 million
people across the globe are victims of human trafficking at any one time, and
80 percent of them are being exploited as sexual slaves. Yuri Fedotov, the head
of the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime, told a Full
Laurel Bellows, American Bar
Association (ABA) President-Elect, recently announced an ABA anti-human trafficking initiative . During the next year, ABA efforts will
include promotion of uniform state anti-trafficking laws, first responder
victim assistance training, anti-trafficking corporate responsibility...
At the ABA
Rule of Law Initiative's luncheon panel at the ABA Annual Meeting, Ian
McDougall , Executive Vice President and General Counsel for global legal
business of LexisNexis, "stressed the importance of leveraging an
organization's core skills in discussing LexisNexis South Africa's...
CITY (AP) - At a busy intersection, a girl with a high half ponytail looks at
you as she begs for coins. There is dirt beneath her fingernails and her pink shirt
looks unwashed. The image in the photo could Full
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you are a young woman living in Nigeria. Living in poverty without an education
or vocational skills, your choices are limited.
How will you
If you're a
single mother, a popular option is to work as a prostitute. Don't expect child
support from your kid's biological...
By Samir Goswami
U.S. military bases overseas rely on contracted migrant labor for things like food services and laundry-a system that has long imperiled the rights of foreign workers serving the very missions that claim to promote freedom. Though President Obama this year pledged to crack down on...
by Brittany Prelogar and Laura Ardito
The Court limited Alien Tort claims for human rights violations on non-U.S. soil. Nigerians alleged Royal Dutch Petroleum and Shell Transport & Trading Company, of Holland and UK respectively, operating a joint-owned Nigerian subsidiary, aided...
The following is an excerpt from a law student note by Chelsea Swanson, 2015 J.D. candidate at the University of Georgia. Footnotes have been omitted. A .pdf version of the entire note, including footnotes, can be downloaded from the link below the post.
They would not call it slavery...