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)

Backpage Court Decision


Recent congressional testimony

Nov 19, 2015

Testimony, Yiota Souras for the United States Senate, Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: "Human Trafficking Investigation Hearing"

Oct 23, 2013

Testimony, John Ryan for the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources, "Protecting Vulnerable Children: Preventing and Addressing Sex Trafficking of Youth in Foster Care"

Dec 13, 2011

Testimony, Michelle Collins, for the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Subcommittee on Children and Families, "Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse: Protection, Prevention, Intervention and Deterrence"

Jul 12, 2011

Testimony, Ernie Allen, for the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, "The Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act"

Mar 02, 2011

Testimony, Ernie Allen, for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, "Helping Law Enforcement Find Missing Children"

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).