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Is it true that it's not illegal for a parent to sell their 13-year-old child to a drug dealer?

My question is prompted by an episode of the TV show Law & Order, specifically the 6th-season episode titled "Slave". In the episode, a couple of the lawyers state as fact that it is not ...
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What is the legislative history of 18 U.S.C. § 1595 on "Civil Remedy" for crimes in Chapter 77 on peonage, slaver & trafficking in persons?

Since its enactment, the Chapter has undergone substantial changes. Initially, for e.g., the lack of specific definitions of "serious harm" § 1589 (c)(1) and (2) halted effective prosecution ...
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International law regarding human trafficing [closed]

What lawyers can handle a case that crosses borders and involves debt bondage human trafficking plus other crimes for victims of these crimes that take place in and between Canada and the U.S.?
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