Human Trafficking Attorney In Louisiana

Questions About Human Trafficking and Sex Trafficking Louisiana What is Human Trafficking? The statute for Human Trafficking in Louisiana may be found at La.R.S. 14:46.2. Contrary to popular belief, under Louisiana law, Human Trafficking is not defined as sex slavery or forced prostitution.  It seems as if, that is how human trafficking is always portrayed in the movies.  In the most basic terms human trafficking in Louisiana is when a person knowingly recruited, harbored, transported, solicited or maintained another person through fraud, deceit or force to provide labor. This also includes people who knowingly benefit and facilitate the trafficking [...]

New Louisiana Human Trafficking Laws

  New Louisiana Laws Aim to Crack Down on Human Trafficking In the eyes of some social-service agencies and law-enforcement officials, Louisiana has proven to be a hub for human trafficking. Young women – some under 18, some a little older -- are regularly brought into the state, or recruited from within, and allegedly forced into prostitution by their handlers.   With that in mind, state Rep. Ronnie Johns, a Sulphur Republican, authored a few bills during the spring aimed at addressing the so-called human trafficking problem. Both bills received little or no opposition, and they have since been signed [...]

By |2016-06-19T17:55:04+00:00June 19th, 2016|Categories: Legislative News, Sex Crimes|Tags: , |
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