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One Click Crimes: Sex Trafficking in the Age of the Internet

Monday, October 16 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Erik Bauer is an attorney from Washington State currently focused on a series of lawsuits involving minor girls trafficked on Backpage.com, the largest online platform where sex trafficking victims are bought and sold. He was featured in the 2017 documentary I AM JANE DOE, which follows the journey of these young girls and their mothers as they challenge Backpage and the internet freedom law that provides a safe haven for website publishers that advertise underage girls for sex.
Krishna R. Patel serves as General Counsel and Justice Initiative Director at Grace Farms Foundation, leading the deployment of an innovative big data platform that enables law enforcement to locate and apprehend traffickers and rescue survivors. From 2003 until 2015, Ms. Patel served as an Assistant United States Attorney and since 2010 as the Deputy Chief of the National Security and Major Crimes Unit. She created one of the first court-monitored restitution funds for victims of human trafficking.
Carol Robles-Román is President and CEO of Legal Momentum, The Women’s Legal Defense & Education Fund, a national organization that advances the rights of women and girls. She was the former Deputy Mayor for Legal Affairs and Counsel to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, where she led the city’s efforts to combat domestic violence and human trafficking through the creation of Family Justice Centers in all five boroughs, which was featured in the 2017 documentary I AM JANE DOE.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
55 Fifth Avenue
New York City


Monday, October 16
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Cardozo Law School
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
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