Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Shifting Perspectives and Policing Practices
Friday, June 24, 2016
8:50 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Police, prosecutors and communities in the United States are experiencing a transformation in the way they view commercial sexual exploitation, and these shifting perspectives are affecting law enforcement’s response to prostitution and sex trafficking. At this pivotal moment, the Villanova Law Institute to Address Commercial Sexual Exploitation (CSE Institute), in collaboration with the Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, hosts Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Shifting Perspectives and Policing Practices.
This one-day conference brings together national and international experts to discuss innovative police practices and prosecution strategies, international perspectives on policing commercial sexual exploitation, challenges to gathering sound empirical data and opportunities to advance reform.
The event takes place on Friday, June 24, from 8:50 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., in the Blank Room LLP Classroom (Rm 102) at the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law. It is open to the Villanova community and the public and is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 6 substantive credits.ogram is approved for 3.5 substantive CLE credits by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and for 4 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) tax credits for Certified Public Accountants.