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School of Law Seminar Series: Trafficking in Persons by Kate Crisham, US Human Trafficking Coordinator and Prosecutor
- Date: Friday 5th October 2018
- Time: 1.15‐2.30pm (light lunch served from 1.15pm, seminar from 1.30pm)
- Venue: Staff Lounge, Room 236, Level 2 Meremere
- RSVP: by Monday 1 October 2018 (for catering purposes)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A light lunch will be served at 1:15pm with the seminar commencing at 1:30pm.
For catering purposes, please RSVP today, Monday 1 October.
Kate Crisham will be speaking about her experiences of prosecuting trafficking cases in the US, using three examples of forced labour.
Kate is an Assistant United States Attorney in the Terrorism and Violent Crime Unit in the Western District of Washington, where she serves as her office’s Human Trafficking Coordinator and prosecutes a wide variety of violent crimes, including human trafficking, forced labour, and cases involving the sexual exploitation of children and adults. She is also the co-chair of the Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking (WashACT) and represents the United States Attorney’s Office as a member of the Washington State Task Force Against the Trafficking of Persons.
AUSA Crisham has given numerous presentations and trainings on human trafficking to both law enforcement and community organizations. She was a law clerk to the Honorable Diana E. Murphy of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and a litigation associate at a large Chicago law firm before joining the Department of Justice in 2007. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Georgetown University Law Center.