Home for a Victim

Home for a Victim Andrew Orozco, Arizona State University - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law Sex trafficking. Few crimes match its level of depravity and violation of human dignity. So many people fall victim to it. Women, children, and even men are all potential targets. Young people from troubled backgrounds in particular, are vulnerable[1].... Continue Reading →

A Summary of the Impact of Genetic Research into Behavioral Characteristics for the Criminal Justice System

A Summary of the Impact of Genetic Research into Behavioral Characteristics for the Criminal Justice System By Lauren Marshall, 3L – Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Over the past several decades, advancements in genetic research have had far-reaching implications in many fields, such as healthcare, insurance, and the law.  While there is still much... Continue Reading →

Understanding Victims’ Rights

by Fatima Badreddine Many legal professionals do not understand the concept of victims’ rights and why they are necessary. Critics of victims’ rights often contend that we should primarily be concerned with protecting defendants’ rights, but I am not arguing against protecting defendants’ rights. On the contrary, I agree that defendants’ rights are essential to... Continue Reading →

Legal Prostitution Encourages Human Trafficking

by Sally Colton Phoenix police arrested seven women and two men in connection with a prostitution ring last week. The ring focused on recruiting illegal immigrants as young as 19, and transporting them throughout the Valley using taxi drivers. This recent investigation and arrest brings up the question as to whether these women were illegally practicing prostitution as a... Continue Reading →

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