Episode 7

Published on:

23rd Nov 2021

Access Denied: Backpage.com and the Case that Changed Electronic Human Trafficking Laws (Part Two)

“Access Denied: Backpage.com and the Case that Changed Electronic Human Trafficking Laws (Part Two)” features fervent advocates Jason Amala and Vincent Nappo. This episode, the finale in the two part series about Backpage.com, a classified adult website, describes the collapse of this giant, the complexities of civil and criminal trials and the role that Congress played.

In this case, survivors challenged a company worth $135 million, changed the way that we think about trafficking and successfully held an industry giant to account.

Learn more about these attorneys by visiting their websites.

Jason Amala  https://www.pcva.law/attorneys/jason-amala/

Vincent Nappo https://www.pcva.law/attorneys/vincent-nappo/

Visit the National Crime Victim Bar Association for referrals to victim-centered attorneys in your area. https://victimbar.org/

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About the Podcast

Parallel Justice
Coming from the National Center for Victims of Crime, Parallel Justice is a trauma informed and survivor centered podcast that investigates civil justice sought for criminal acts. Dive into the realities of our criminal justice system alongside expert attorneys who took on the cases that dominated the headlines and changed our society. This is not your typical True Crime show. Parallel Justice is an honest, empowering investigation into how the Justice system actually works, where it fails, and how survivors can seek accountability.

The National Center for Victims of Crime advocates for victims’ rights, trains professionals who work with victims and survivors of crime and serves as a trusted source of information on victims' issues. To learn more about the National Center for Victims of Crime, visit https://victimsofcrime.org/.

Access a civil justice attorney through the National Crime Victim Bar Association, the nation's first professional association of attorneys and expert witnesses dedicated to helping victims seek justice through the criminal system visit https://victimbar.org/.

Compassionate, confidential support is available through the VictimConnect Resource Center via call, chat or text at https://victimconnect.org/ and 1-855-484-2846.