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Criminalization and Stigma on the Sex Trades (Webcast)

Criminalization and Stigma on the Sex Trades
Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Program Fee:

Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

CLE Credit:
New York: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
New Jersey: 1.5 Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias
California: 1.5 Elimination of Bias
Pennsylvania: 1.0 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Newly admitted New York attorneys (attorneys admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) cannot earn CLE credit in the category of Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias.

We will discuss different legal paradigms for sex work, including full criminalization, legalization, decriminalization, and prohibitionist models such as the Nordic model and Equality model. Additionally, we will discuss both federal and New York laws that criminalize sex work and their constitutional implications. Finally, we will discuss proposed legislation that impacts the sex trades. As the criminalization of sex work disproportionately impacts LGBTQ+ young people, Black and brown people, and immigrants, the focus of this panel will be on how these communities interact with existing laws and proposed policies.  

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Program Chair:
Danielle (Danny) King
, Co-Chair of the LGBTQ Rights Committee

Sponsoring Association Committees:
Civil Rights, Zoey Chenitz, Chair
Criminal Justice Operations, Tess Cohen, Chair
Immigration & Nationality Law, Danny Alicea, Chair
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer Rights, Danielle (Danny) King & Geoffrey Wertime, Co-Chairs
Sex & Law, Olympias Iliana Konidaris & Farah Diaz-Tello, Co-Chairs

Related Report:
Repeal the "Walking While Trans" Ban

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