Human trafficking is fast-growing international dilemma. This note evaluates the potential of universal jurisdiction to prosecute human trafficking to mitigate the crime's impact. Analogies are drawn to slavery and piracy, the paradigm crimes subject to universal jurisdiction. This note will also explore alternative approaches to combating human trafficking - political and economic approaches that attempt to undercut the root causes of human trafficking.
Universal Jurisdiction to Prosecute Human Trafficking: Analyzing the Practical Impact of a Jurisdictional Change in Federal Law,
34 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 387
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