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Vacating Prostitution-Related Convictions for Victims of Sex Trafficking
Thursday, March 29, 2012 6:30 pm-8:00 pm


In 2010, New York became the first state in the nation to allow victims of sex trafficking to clear their records of prior prostitution-related crimes. This program will help you identify whether your client may have been trafficked and will serve as an introduction to the process of filing a motion to vacate a prior prostitution-related conviction.

Moderator: SUZANNE TOMATORE, Director, Immigrant Women & Children Project, City Bar Justice Center

Speakers: MELISSA SONTAG BROUDO, Staff Attorney, Sex Workers Project, Urban Justice Center; KATE MOGULESCU, Staff Attorney, Criminal Defense Practice, The Legal Aid Society; JOHN TEMPLE, Assistant District Attorney, Sex Crimes Unit, Manhattan District Attorney’s Office

Sponsored by: Sex and Law Committee, Pamela Zimmerman, Chair; Criminal Courts Committee, Robert S. Dean, Chair; Criminal Law Committee, Karen A. Newirth, Chair; Juvenile Justice Committee, Lynn M. Leopold, Chair; and Council on Children, Stephanie Gendell, Chair

There is no charge for this program, but space is limited. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Julia Busetti at 718.689.2828 or julia.busetti@gmail.com

 

Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)