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October 7th - October 9th, 2015 - New York City

Reference Material For Each Panel

Human Trafficking from the Judicial Perspective
Hon. Jonathan Lippman: Announcement of New York's Human Trafficking Intervention Initiative

Gaining Independence for Females in Transition (GIFT) Research Project

Positive Recovery Intensive Divert Experience (PRIDE) Court, Dallas County Criminal Court #9

Hon. Toko Serita, In Our Own Backyards: The Need For a Coordinated Judicial Response to Human Trafficking, NYU Review of Law & Social Change, Volume 36, Issue 4, page 635

Judge Vacates Trafficking Victim’s Non-Prostitution Crimes, New York Law Journal, 2013-08-20

Case Law:
- The People of the State of New York v. G.M., Defendant. - 32 Misc.3d 274, 922 N.Y.S.2d 761

- The People of the State of New York v. L.G., Defendant. - 2013 WL 4402830 (N.Y.City Crim.Ct.)

Ashley Ellerin, The Judicial Red Light in the Fight Against Human Trafficking: What Texas Can Learn from New York’s Prostitution Courts, December 19, 2013; Human Trafficking Course at the University of Houston Law Center

Dorchen A. Leidholdt, Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence: A Primer for Judges, American
Bar Association
, Winter 2013 Judges' Journal, Vol. 52 No. 1

Statement of Michele Clark to House Committee on Government Reform Sub-committee on Human Rights and Wellness, “Trafficking in Persons in the United States: Unfinished Business”

The Lawyer’s Manual on Human Trafficking (unofficial publication of the Appellate Division, First Department and the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts)

Innovative Strategies to Address Human Trafficking
Not Buying It: From Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens
Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, “Our Great Hobby”: An Analysis of Online Networks for Buyers of Sex in Illinois, January 2013
National Association of Women Judges Program Manual on Human Trafficking

Labor Trafficking and Promising Practices
Urban Institute Research Report: Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States, October 2014

State Courts Taking Action
Changing Actions to Change Habits (CATCH): 21st Century Challenges and Solutions to Human Trafficking/Prostitution

Working Together - Reaching Out to Our Justice Partners
Center for Children & Youth Justice “Project Respect,” Washington State Model Protocol for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children, March 2013
Human Trafficking – A White Paper for the NYPD
American Bar Association, Voices for Victims:  Lawyers Against Human Trafficking Tool Kit for Bar Associations
Relevant Pro Bono Efforts

Human Trafficking Collaborative Breakout Sessions for State Planning
Responding to Sex Trafficking in Your Jurisdiction: A Planning Toolkit         



New York State Courts Access to Justice Program