Federal Judge Susan Brnovich was recently forced to declare a mistrial, which was a bad sign for the prosecution.
Judge said she has concerns that the government crossed the line several times.
The defendants are not on trial for child sex trafficking, yet prosecutor Reggie Jones wouldn't stop talking about it.
A federal judge says an anti-porn group's suit against Twitter can move forward, in a case that could portend a dangerous expansion of how courts define "sex trafficking."
Five men face "trafficking a person for sexual servitude" charges after meeting an undercover cop at a hotel.
A Federal Cop Devised a Bogus Sex Trafficking Ring and Jailed This Teen for 2 Years. The Cop Can't Be Sued.
The most powerful officers are held to the lowest standard of accountability.
The only thing FOSTA has done is chill speech and make catching sex traffickers more difficult.
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Portland police are calling it "human trafficking," but it was just an old-fashioned vice bust.
Spoiler: She was fine.
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Not all sexual misdeeds are sex trafficking.
Rhetoric around the shootings risks putting massage workers everywhere in more danger.
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Federal Suit Seeks Damages for Men Illegally Recorded at Florida Massage Parlors, Falsely Smeared as Sex Traffickers
Two women still face felony charges, though the cases against all male defendants were dropped.
"Was this something heinous or was it something of a lesser nature, was it completely harmless?"
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Authorities "shall destroy the videos unlawfully obtained through the surveillance of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa," a federal judge says.
The case against the popular pornography site rests on misleading data and hidden agendas.
Charges against Kraft were (rightfully) dismissed. The women he patronized now have criminal records.
Judge Susan Brnovich said no reasonable person would question her impartiality just because her husband already says they're guilty.
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The vice presidential candidate opportunistically painted the site's co-founders as villains when they were actually helping law enforcement to catch sex traffickers.
Biden picked a V.P. candidate whose record on police and criminal justice reform is as terrible as his own.
American Airlines Reportedly Accused a Black Social Worker of Kidnapping the White Child In Her Care. Now She's Suing.
Never mind the court order showing the child as a dependent in her care.
Sen. Josh Hawley Says He 'Took on an Asian Trafficking Ring' and 'Freed a Dozen Women in Sex Slavery.' That's Not True.
As a state attorney, the young GOP senator oversaw raids of more than a dozen massage parlors, but he didn’t secure a single sex trafficking conviction.
"Supreme Court jurisprudence...is heavily weighted against you," an appeals judge told state prosecutors last week.
Partisan Hypocrisy on Display in Supreme Court Ruling on Anti-Prostitution Pledge and the First Amendment
Can the government compel speech? For Supreme Court justices, that seems to depend on the content of that speech.
This preposterous claim is front and center in a new PragerU video.
In "Operation Asian Touch," federal agents coerced suspected human-trafficking victims into sex acts. Local cops seized money and threw them in jail.
We've seen this before...
The anti-prostitution pledge is unconstitutional when applied to U.S. nonprofits. But the feds say it's still OK to compel speech from these groups' foreign affiliates.
GOP attacks on internet smut are heating up, but the porn industry has more practical threats to worry about.
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