Events

Friday, September 19, 2014

Program on Law and State Government Fellowship Symposium
In Our Backyard: State Governments Respond to Sex Trafficking of Children

CLE: 4.6 Hours

Speaker: Carlos Gonzalez, J.D. anticipated May 2015 & Chelsea Shelburne, J.D. anticipated May 2015
Time: 8:30 am-3:40 pm
Location: Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Kyle Galster at (317) 274-0042 or kgalster@iupui.edu


Cover from 2014 PLSG Symposium Brochure

 

4.6 hours Indiana Continuing Legal Education

 

2014 Fellows:

  • Carlos Gonzalez (J.D. anticipated May 2015)
  • Chelsea Shelburne (J.D. anticipated May 2015)

 

 

Registration:

 

Agenda:

8:30–9:00 a.m Registration and Coffee

9:00–9:15 a.m. Introductions and Welcome

Vice Dean Antony Page, IU McKinney School of Law
Professor of Law
Cynthia Baker, IU McKinney School of Law
Clinical Professor of Law, Director, Program on Law and State Government;

9:15–9:35 a.m. Fellowship Address

A Millennial Approach: Law Enforcement, Prosecution, and Policy
Carlos Gonzalez, IU McKinney School of Law
2014 Fellow, Program on Law and State Government

9:35–9:45 a.m. Morning Break

9:45–11:15 a.m. Morning Panel Discussion

Approaches to Intergovernmental Collaboration
Casey Bates, Human Exploitation and Trafficking Unit (H.E.A.T.)
Deputy District Attorney, Alameda County, California
Howard Marcus, U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Eastern District of Missouri
Assistant U.S. Attorney, Section Chief of National Security/Child Exploitation
Lieutenant Charles “Chuck” Cohen, Indiana State Police
Commander, Special Investigations and Criminal Intelligence;

11:15 a.m.–12:00 Morning Address

What Should Success Look Like?
Bridgette Carr, University of Michigan School of Law
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Human Trafficking Clinic

12:00–1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Walking Prey: How America’s Youth are
Vulnerable to Sex Slavery

Holly Austin Smith
Human Trafficking Survivor and Author
1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Afternoon Break

1:40–2:00 p.m. Fellowship Address

Early Detection & Prevention: Using the Juvenile Justice
System to Reach Potential Victims & Educate At-Risk Youth

Chelsea Shelburne, IU McKinney School of Law
2014 Fellow, Program on Law and State Government

2:00–3:30 p.m. Afternoon Panel Discussion

The Role of State Governments in Juvenile Justice & Recovery
Lisa S. Elwood, University of Indianapolis
Director of Clinical Training and Assistant Professor, School of Psychological Sciences
Christine Raino, Shared Hope International, Policy Counsel
Abigail Lawlis Kuzma, Office of the Indiana Attorney General
Director and Chief Counsel of Consumer Protection
Co-chair Designee, Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans Task Force

3:30 – 3:40 p.m. Closing Remarks

What Can Lawyers Do?
Cynthia Baker, IU McKinney School of Law
Clinical Professor of Law
Director, Program on Law and State Government

About the Symposium:

The 2014 Program on Law and State Government Fellowship symposium, In Our Backyard: State Governments Respond to Sex Trafficking of Children, will be held on Friday, September 19th, 2014.  The symposium will feature:  

  • Bridgette Carr, Clinical Professor of Law from the University of Michigan Law School.   Professor Carr directs the Human Trafficking Clinic at the University of Michigan and is the co-author of the first case book addressing the law and policy of human trafficking (LexisNexis 2014).  Professor Carr will share her experiences as a lawyer, as one who has testified before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, and as a teacher in this complex area of law and policy.  
  • Holly Austin Smith, Human Trafficking Survivor and Author of Walking Prey:  How America's Youth are Vulnerable to Sex Slavery .  Ms. Smith will share her perspectives, experiences, and tell us about her role in changing state laws influencing the protection of our youth and the prosecution of the criminals who benefit from the sex trafficking industry.  
  • Carlos Gonzalez, 2014 Program on Law and State Government Fellow.  Mr. Gonzalez will present his scholarship regarding how state governments and local law enforcement units collaborate to identify minor victims of sex trafficking and aggressively prosecute sex traffickers and purchasers.
  • Chelsea Shelburne, 2014 Program on Law and State Government Fellow.  Ms. Shelburne will present her scholarship regarding how state juvenile justice systems could be better tools for preventing sex trafficking of children and prosecuting the adults who support the sex trafficking industry.  
  • A panel of prosecutors and law enforcement officers will address intergovernmental collaboration on the criminal prosecutions of sex trafficking and related crimes.  
  • A panel of experts will explore different state approaches and policies to address justice and recovery for victims of child sex trafficking.  

Parking:

Parking is available for a nominal fee at the campus Gateway Garage, located on the corner of Michigan and California Streets (Address is 525 Blackford Street).

Parking is also available for a nominal fee at the Natatorium Garage two blocks west of the law school.

Special Accommodations:

Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance should call (317) 274-0042 no later than one week prior to the event. Special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs.



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