Alumni Events

September 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

Attorney Alum to Discuss Liberation and Human Trafficking, Sept. 29

Ohio University alum Emily Dunlap is on campus Tuesday, Sept. 29, to discuss “Liberation & Justice for All: Legal Advocacy for Victims of Human Trafficking.”

Emily Dunlap

Emily Dunlap

Dunlap works as a new staff attorney for Advocating Opportunity, a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to trafficked and exploited persons in Ohio. She represents clients in a variety of legal matters including immigration, criminal defense, domestic relations, and civil proceedings. Additionally, she serves as an educational resource on anti-trafficking best-practices, policy, court programming, and legislation.

Dunlap received her J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 2014. She remains a proud Bobcat, having received her undergraduate degrees in Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies from Ohio University in 2010. Prior to joining Advocating Opportunity, Dunlap was The OSU Greif Fellow in Juvenile Human Trafficking, representing exploited children in juvenile, immigration, appellate, and civil court. She has a history of social activism and plans to continue working to bring access to justice to those who need it most.

Dunlap’s lecture will cover the general facts of human trafficking as well as the details of her position as an advocate attorney for the victims of human trafficking. The lecture will take place on Tuesday September 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Porter 104.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Law, Justice and Culture, which is located in the basement of Bentley Hall, Room 001. It is part of the Center’s theme: Critical Resistance through Legal Activism. This event is also sponsored by the Making and Breaking the Law Theme.

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