Charging Ahead: Prosecuting Human Trafficking Cases Without Victim Cooperation
58 No. 2 Crim. Law Bulletin ART 2, Spring 2022.
11 Pages Posted: 4 May 2022 Last revised: 13 Jun 2022
Date Written: April 1, 2022
This Article provides brief, practical guidance and resources to practitioners prosecuting human trafficking cases. More specifically, this Article examines issues contributing to the non-cooperation of victims and protections employable to encourage victim participation. Using the victim-centered and prosecution-led approaches, this Article then provides pre-trial and trial strategies for proceeding without victim and survivor cooperation.
Keywords: human trafficking, prosecution, protections, strategies, resources, collaboration, victim-centered, victim, survivor, cooperation
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