Although designed as a criminal law reform project to eliminate human trafficking and aid victims of exploitation, Human Trafficking Intervention Courts often end up prosecuting the individuals they intend to protect, according to a paper forthcoming in the Florida Law Review.
“Why have so many commentators heralded them as the model approach to prostitution/trafficking when they involve the arrest, prosecution, and even incarceration of prostitution defendants, who are presumed to be victims?” ask authors Aya Gruber, Amy . . .
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