Examining U.S. Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking and Slavery
Full Committee Hearing

Subcommittee on the Constitution
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2004
Time: 02:00 PM



The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Property Rights will hold a hearing, entitled "Examining U.S. Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking and Slavery," on Wednesday, July 7, 2004, at 2:00 p.m. in Room 226 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building.

Senator Cornyn will preside.

Member Statements

  1. Senator Patrick Leahy (D - VT)
  2. Senator John Cornyn (R - TX)
  3. Senator Dick Durbin (D - IL)
  4. Senator Russ Feingold (D - WI)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Johnny K. Sutton
    United States Attorney
    Western District of Texas
    San Antonio , TX
  2. Professor Mohamed Mattar
    Co-Director, Protection Project
    The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
    Washington , DC
  3. Sister Mary Ellen Dougherty
    United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
    Washington , DC
  4. Ms. Wendy Patten
    Human Rights Watch
    Washington , DC
  5. The Honorable Michael T. Shelby
    United States Attorney
    Southern District of Texas
    Houston , TX
  6. Mr. Charles Song
    Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking
    Los Angeles , CA
  7. Mr. Joseph Mettimano
    World Vision
    Washington , DC