Tag Archive: law

Jun 29

Forced Marriage: How to reconcile differences in culture and tradition with law?

Recently in the UK, that age-old question has popped up again of how to reconcile differences between cultural/ traditional practices and human rights through law. The practice I’m talking about here is forced marriage, the human rights would be the abuse and lack of life choices by those forced into the marriage (likened to being …

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Feb 03

Prosecution of Human Trafficking Offenders in the United States

Prosecuting human trafficking offenders in the United States is a difficult task at best as public policy does not always support the criminal justice system.  Over the past ten years the United States implemented strong public policy measures to address human trafficking and implemented sentencing guidelines to punish traffickers.  Prosecution is what I would call …

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Aug 10

Using Canines to Fight Human Trafficking

Are dogs really man’s best friend?  As a dog owner of two, I would say so.  The unconditional love and excitement they share is hard to find elsewhere.  Every time I walk into my house from a bad day, I can always rely on their wagging tails and slobbery kisses to put a smile on …

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