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February 08, 2013

Human Trafficking 101 for Lawyers and Judges

Understanding the Issue, Exploring Solutions

Audio Recording

The program includes a discussion of the nature and scope of the issues in the United States. The panelists provide a review of Federal and State Law, discuss the work of State Human Trafficking Task Forces and local legislative developments, provide an overview of the business community efforts to combat and discuss pro bono opportunities for attorneys.


  • Hon. Pamila Brown, Howard County District Court, Ellicott City, MD


  • Shonnie Ball, Esq., Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking, US State Department, Washington, DC
  • T. Markus Funk, Esq., Perkins & Cole LLP, Denver, CO
  • Mary C. Ellison, Esq., Director of Policy, Polaris Project, Washington, DC
  • Norma Ramos, Esq., Coalition Against Human Trafficking in Women, New York, NY