Accountability and Legal Protections for Victims of Human Trafficking
On Monday, October 1, 2012, the Washington Foreign Law Society and the American Society of International Law, with support from the Open Society Foundations, hosted a luncheon continuing legal education course at Tillar House on accountability and legal protections for victims of human trafficking. The discussion included a review of current U.S. federal regulation and enforcement, as well as civil and criminal procedures. The panelists included Susan R. Benda, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State; Robert Reed, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense; Steven Watt, American Civil Liberties Union; and Jennifer Green, University of Minnesota Law School. The event was moderated by Martina Vandenberg from the Open Society Foundations.