Wayne Law event empowers advocates to combat sex trafficking

More than 200 lawyers, law students, social workers, members of the law enforcement community and more filled Wayne State University Law School’s auditorium Friday, April 12, for “(S)exploiting the Vulnerable: Empowering Future Legal Advocates to Combat Sex Trafficking.”

Throughout the day-long event, experts on state and federal sex trafficking laws explored the current status and future goals of sex trafficking law reform. Angela Povilaitis ’00, Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board, provided the opening remarks. Governor Kim Trent, chair of the WSU Board of Governors, and Dean Richard A. Bierschbach, delivered the welcome.

Wayne Law student event organizers

Wayne Law event organizers were, from left, students Ben VanSlyke and Taylor Hilton, Assistant Professor Blanche Cook, and students Rebecca Bundy, Elisabeth Moore and Lydia Mikail.

 

Angie Povilaitis speaks at a podiumAngela Povilaitis, Wayne Law class of 2000, of the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board, provides opening remarks at Wayne Law’s April 12 symposium, “(S)exploiting the Vulnerable: Empowering Future Legal Advocates to Combat Sex Trafficking.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact: Kaylee Place

Phone: 313-577-4629

Email: kaylee.place@wayne.edu

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