Current Trends in Prosecuting Human Trafficking Cases
John Richmond, Special Litigation Counsel with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, will deconstruct common myths about human trafficking and provide an overview of the investigative and prosecutorial model used in these complex cases. He will also discuss current trends and business models that traffickers are using to exploit people in forced labor and sex trafficking. Mr. Richmond will be available to discuss career paths at the Department of Justice.
Mr. Richmond has served as an expert on human trafficking for the United Nation’s Working Group on Trafficking in Persons and at the European Union’s multilateral meetings on human trafficking. He has trained judges, prosecutors, federal agents, law enforcement officers, non-governmental organizations, and international delegations on human trafficking investigative and prosecutorial strategies. Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Richmond worked on human trafficking crimes as the Director of the International Justice Mission’s slavery work in India.
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