Anti-Sex Trafficking Summer Intern

Area of focus: Civil Legal Services to Sex Trafficking Survivors Length of internship: May 28-August 2, 2019 Deadline to apply: Feb. 4 The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is a nonprofit public interest law firm that works to create fair, intelligent, redemptive criminal justice systems. Among its projects, OJPC offers free legal assistance and education […]

Cyntoia Brown isn’t an isolated case of injustice

OJPC and others are pushing for Alexis Martin’s release from prison People all over the country are discussing and debating the treatment of human trafficking survivors in America’s criminal justice system. This is due to one sensational case of injustice — that of Cyntoia Brown of Tennessee. Cyntoia Denise Brown was serving a life sentence […]

The Power of Blame

How Assigning or Assuming Blame Impacts Sex Trafficking Survivors By: Verjine Adanalian As an attorney who advocates exclusively for sex trafficking survivors, I often get asked: what’s the hardest part of the job? My answer usually surprises people—it’s dealing with the concept of blame. Who or what is to blame for what happened to my […]