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Launch Event for New Edition of Child Exploitation and Trafficking: Examining Global Enforcement and Supply Chain Challenges ad U.S. Responses by Judge Virginia Kendall and T. Markus Funk

The Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is pleased to congratulate the Hon. Virginia M. Kendall and Perkins Coie partner T. Markus Funk on their recent publication of Child Exploitation and Trafficking: Examining Global Enforcement and Supply Chain Challenges and U.S. Responses (2nd ed.), updating and expanding on their critically acclaimed work in the first edition.

The Northwestern School of Law will host a book launch event featuring both authors and opening remarks by University of Chicago Law School Dean, Thomas J. Miles.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

6:00 p.m. CST
Networking Reception
Lowden Hall

7:00 p.m. CST
Book Discussion
Lincoln Hall
(Books available on site)

Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
375 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

In the book discussion, Mr. Funk and Judge Kendall will elaborate on:

  • New laws and regulations related to human trafficking and supply chain compliance—today’s #1 emerging compliance “hot topic” for companies and organizations
  • The history and present-day realities of trafficked, child, and other forms of forced labor in domestic and transnational business supply chains
  • Bribery as an integral part of coordinated exploitation
  • U.S. and global legislative and enforcement countermeasures

Advance praise for Child Exploitation and Trafficking: Examining Global Enforcement and Supply Chain Challenges and U.S. Responses includes:

“A milestone on the road to improved policy in this difficult and important area [and] an invaluable resource.” U.S. Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner in response to the book’s first release.

“[A] one-stop source on the subject.” Chicago Sun-Times

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