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Continuing Legal Education Programs

Human Trafficking 101: Understanding Human Trafficking of Children

Purpose: Prevention and Awareness to Combat Child Trafficking

What will be discussed:

  • Define human trafficking
  • Explain some of the most common ways that child trafficking happens in the US
  • Describe how traffickers operate and how they lure, coerce, and force children into trafficking
  • Explain legal remedies for the child victims and their families
  • Summarize ways attendees can apply the above information to prevent child trafficking

Human Trafficking Landing Page

Human Trafficking 101 Video

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

Following is a video recording of the Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop from Friday, January 20, 2023. This workshop is available for CLE credit through July 31, 2023. The video, as edited, is 3 hours and 30 minutes. To receive CLE credit, please contact Kristina Van Arsdel at Please Note:  Available credit for this edited version is 3.5 hours, with 2 hours of ethics.

Joseph A. Vail Asylum Law Workshop

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