A prosecutor and detective who questioned a woman who was later charged in a child molesting investigation may not use any of her statements after she said wanted to be taken home, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, rejecting an appeal by the state.
Karen Bravo to become first person of color, second woman to lead IU McKinney
Following a nine-month search that brought hundreds of applications, the best person to lead Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law was found to be someone who was already a member of its family. Karen Bravo, vice dean and director of the master of jurisprudence degree program, has been tapped to be IU McKinney’s new dean starting July 1.Read More
Web Exclusive: ILS files labor-trafficking suit for migrant workers
A recently filed complaint on behalf of several foreign nationals who have traveled to the United States for work has Indiana Legal Services Migrant Farmworker Law Center attorney Kristin Hoffman excited.Read More
In its second day of arguments by phone, the US Supreme Court appeared skeptical of a requirement that foreign affiliates of U.S.-based health organizations denounce prostitution as a condition of receiving taxpayer money to fight AIDS around the world.
Indiana Legal Services will be receiving a booster shot of just over $1 million as part of the additional $50 million in funding Congress allotted to legal aid providers across the country during the COVID-19 emergency. Meanwhile, a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers are pushing for another appropriation.
Anyone younger than 18 will need a judge’s permission to get married in Indiana under a law change approved by state legislators. The measure endorsed almost unanimously by lawmakers would repeal the state’s current law that allows those as young as 15 to marry if they have parental consent.
Anyone younger than 18 will need a judge’s permission in order to get married in Indiana under a law change approved by state legislators.
Kentucky is seeking $45,000 in fines from an Indiana man who is accused of using children to sell candy in Bowling Green. Shawn Floyd, 55, also faces 12 felony charges of human trafficking.
A northern Indiana woman will spend up to 39 years in prison in connection with the sex trafficking of a 12-year-old female relative.
An Indianapolis man has been charged with child labor law violations after allegedly bringing 12 children from Indiana to Kentucky to sell candy for him.
A man failed to persuade a 7th Circuit Court of Appeals panel that he should be granted a continuance and be acquitted from his conviction of transporting a 15-year-old girl for prostitution across state lines. The panel concluded the case was unnecessarily prolonged and would exact an emotional toll on the victim if further extended.
Fifty women who describe themselves as survivors of sex trafficking on the now-defunct Backpage.com web portal accuse Salesforce.com Inc. of profiting off each advertisement.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill discussed crime prevention Tuesday during the Indiana General Assembly’s organization day, presenting his office’s commitment to making Hoosier neighborhoods safer. However, one woman said she did not feel safe at the statehouse with Hill present.
Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has announced the expansion of the office’s Human Trafficking Investigations Unit, a move that comes amid national Human Trafficking Awareness Month.
There's a story Judge Kimberly Dowling tells when she wants people to realize how easy it is for a child to be sex trafficked.
Two bills dealing with the punishment of sex crimes are moving to the full Indiana Senate for consideration.
Victims of human trafficking in Indiana could soon have a new mechanism for relief from charges brought against them while they were under the control of a trafficker if a new bill designed to vacate those charges is passed.
The Indiana Attorney General Office’s 2016 Indiana State Report on Human Trafficking shows that in a span of just two years, the number of tips to the Indiana Protection for Abused and Trafficked Humans, or IPATH, task force about possible trafficking incidents quadrupled, up to 520 tips in 2016 from 130 in 2014.
Seth Thomas is preparing to jump off what he calls the treadmill of private practice to help combat the “most horrific awful evil thing” — cybersex trafficking and online exploitation of children.
The United States Supreme Court said Monday it won’t hear an appeal from three sex trafficking victims who accuse advertising website Backpage.com of helping to promote the exploitation of children.
In 2016, there were at least 178 known cases of human trafficking in Indiana, with some of the victims as young as only 7 years old.