On November 6, 2012 The Protection Project at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies will host a conference titled “The Procedural and Substantive Elements of Prosecuting Cases of Trafficking in Persons: Comparative Models and International Standards” in Washington, D.C., USA. The symposium will investigate the procedural and substantive elements of prosecuting trafficking cases in the United States and abroad. Law professors, prosecutors, practicing lawyers, legal clinics providing aid to victims, and NGOs representing victims of trafficking are encouraged to submit a paper addressing different aspects of prosecuting trafficking cases.
Authors are kindly requested to submit an abstract not exceeding 3 pages by Friday, June 15, 2012. The authors of the selected abstracts will be notified by Friday July 6, 2012 and asked to submit a final paper by Friday, August 17, 2012. The final paper should not exceed 30 pages in double-spaced, 12 point font. The authors are requested to utilize the Bluebook citation style. Papers should include a cover page, the author’s name, contact information, article title, a complete abstract and a brief bio. Successful candidates will be notified by Friday, September 14, 2012 and invited to present their findings at The Protection Project Seventh Annual Symposium on Trafficking in Persons. Following the event, selected papers will be published in The Protection Project Journal of Human Rights and Civil
Society, Volume 5.