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Last week, Dr. Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco presented alongside Marisa Trasatti, a Partner at Wilson Elser, to corporate counsel from a variety of industries on the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) litigation and the countermeasures corporations can undertake to reduce risk and deter crime. Industry participants at the...

 President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, which established that all enslaved people in Confederate states in rebellion against the Union “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” But in reality, the Emancipation Proclamation didn’t instantly free all enslaved people. In Texas,...