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Prosecution of Sexual Violence Crimes & Human Trafficking
Date: 05/27/2015
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: CBA Human Rights Committee and CBA Alliance For Women Domestic Violence Task Force & Advocacy Comm.
Experience Level: New Development
MCLE Credit: As of 05/26/2017, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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This panel will include an excerpt from THE PROSECUTORS, an in-progress documentary about prosecution of sexual violence and trafficking in conflict. Panelists will discuss the logistics of evidence gathering and access to judicial proceedings in conflict, post-conflict, and domestic situations with examples from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia and the United States.
  • War crimes prosecution of rape and sexual trafficking
  • Implementation of UN Resolution 1820 and the impact on member state judicial systems
  • US Prosecution of Human Trafficking

Michelle Nasser, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois
Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law
Leslie Thomas, Director of THE PROSECUTORS and Executive Director, ART WORKS Projects

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