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Additional Legal Resources

View these additional publications, testimonies and briefs for more information regarding the legal issues affecting missing and sexually exploited children.

Other publications

Julia Laskorunsky, Runaway Prevention Literature Review, Development Services Group, Inc. (2009)
Global Report on Status Offences, Child Rights Information Network (2009)
State Department, Legal Analysis of the Hague Convention (51 Federal Register 10494) (1986)
Report on International Intra-familial Abduction of Children of Members of the Armed Services, Department of Defense Report to the Senate and House Armed Services Committees (August 2010)
Patricia M. Hoff, "UU" UCAPA: Understanding and Using UCAPA to Prevent Child Abduction, Family Law Quarterly (2007)
Annual Reports on Compliance with the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, United States Department of State (1999 - Present)
GAO Report, Program Aimed at High-Risk Parent Abductors Could Aid in Preventing Abductions (2011)
Law Library of Congress, Report to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Hague Convention On International Child Abduction Applicable Law and Institutional Framework Within Certain Convention Countries (2000 Report)

Recent congressional testimony

Amicus briefs

Paroline v. U.S., Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondent Amy Unknown, U.S. Supreme Court (November 2013).
Lozano v. Alvarez, Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, U.S. Supreme Court (September 2013).
Chafin v. Chafin, Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as Amicus Curiae in Support of Reversal, U.S. Supreme Court (October 2012).
Amy, the Victim in the "Misty" Child Pornography Series v. Monzel, Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petititoner, U.S. Supreme Court (August 2011).
Abbott v. Abbott, Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as Amicus Curiae in Support of Reversal, U.S. Supreme Court (September 2009).
U.S. v. Paroline, Brief of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on Issues of Restitution for Victims of Child Pornography Under 18 U.S.C. § 2259, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (July 2009).

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