The Thirteenth Amendment

The Thirteenth Amendment, as interpreted, abolishes all forms involuntary servitude & sex trafficking. It also imposes both liability for violations and positive obligations to not enable violations.

CLE on Sex Trafficking & the Thirteenth Amendment

Prostitution and sex trafficking has a long sordid history in this country, particularly involving  immigrant women and women from minority groups.

The 13th Amendment & Sex Trafficking Laws

Christen Price works to influence courts and legislatures toward protecting human dignity and equality on behalf of sexual exploitation survivors. Christen will analyze the implications of the 13th Amendment for how governments regulate prostitution and enforce sex trafficking laws by focusing on the context of prostitution & sex trafficking in this country, case law & statutory interpretation by the courts and the implications of these decisions. To access the course click here: Prostitution, Sex Trafficking and the Thirteenth Amendment.

Additional CLE Topics:

* The underpinnings of sex trafficking & prostitution in America

* Peonage

* Facially neutral laws

* Self-executing nature of the 13th Amendment

* Application to private actors

* Badges & incidents of slavery

* Limitations

* Rules & Fines

* Forced medical exams

* Debt bondage

* Coercion & violence


Christen Price serves as Legal Counsel for the NCOSE. Christen has been passionate about using the law to stop violence since she first encountered the issue of trafficking in persons in college, and now engages in legal advocacy to end impunity for all forms of sexual exploitation.

This CLE course is offered in the following states:

* Alaska (AK)

* Alabama (AL)

* Arizona (AZ)

* California (CA)

* Connecticut (CT)

* District of Columbia (DC)

* Illinois (IL)

* Maryland (MD)

* Massachusetts (MA)

* Michigan (MI)

* Missouri (MO)

* New Hampshire (NH)

* New Jersey (NJ)

* New York (NY)

* North Dakota (ND)

* Pennsylvania (PA)

* South Dakota (SD)

* Vermont (VT)

Online On-Demand CLE for Illinois Attorneys

Attorney Credits offers CLE for attorneys in Illinois and around the country. For more information about CLE in Illinois please click the following link: IL CLE.