Law Professor Argues Against Prosecuting Minors for Prostitution

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In a new article, an assistant law professor at UNC School of Law argues that children involved in commercial sexual exploitation should not be charged with crimes.  The article, “The Youngest Profession: Consent, Autonomy, and Prostituted Children,” to be published in the Washington University Law Review takes a critical look at laws that allow minors to be criminally prosecuted for prostitution.

The full article is subscription only, but a detailed abstract is available here.

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