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Human Trafficking: Culture, Court & Beyond

Total Credits: 2.75 CLE

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Criminal Litigation |  Immigration Law |  Public Lawyers
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Jun 15, 2023


This program begins with a primer on human trafficking – defining the terms and identifying some of the unique challenges of these cases, followed by a discussion on the statutes, ordinances and regulations related to sex and labor trafficking. Next, the presentation features the human trafficking specialty court in the Maricopa County Superior Court Juvenile Division. Finally, the faculty examines the immigration impact for witnesses, victims, and suspects in human trafficking cases.

What You’ll Learn:

1. Terms and unique challenges of human trafficking cases

2. Statutes, ordinances, and case law regarding human trafficking cases

3. Immigration impact for witnesses, victims and suspects in human trafficking cases

Mona Baskin, Office of the Arizona Attorney General
Desiree Kerfoot, Office of the Arizona Attorney General
Elizabeth Ortiz, Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys' Advisory Council

Lourdes Bandilla, Detention Officer Lieutenant, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
Michael Neufeld, The Neufeld Law Firm PLC
Mai Lin Petrine, Esq., Director of Legal & Regulatory Affairs, Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards
Honorable Pamela Svoboda, Maricopa County Superior Court

Presented by: Public Lawyers Section and Criminal Justice Section at the 2023 Annual State Bar Convention