What Court Split On Sex Trafficking Means For Hotels, Victims
By David Bouchard (June 1, 2020, 6:04 PM EDT) -- Since early 2019, victims of sex trafficking have filed dozens of lawsuits against hospitality industry participants in federal courts nationwide under Title 18 U.S. Code Section 1595(a), the civil remedy included in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, or TVPA.
Section 1595(a) says, in sum, that a victim of sex trafficking may bring a civil action against a hotel that knowingly benefited from participation in a venture it knew or should have known engaged in an act in violation of Title 18 U.S. Code Section 1591(a), the federal criminal statute prohibiting sex trafficking.
In a series of recent orders on motions to...
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