Notes from New Orleans
4:00 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Loyola Professor Studies Modern-Day Slavery In New Orleans

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New Orleanians have always had a relaxed attitude about many things other cities deem illegal. But what happens when such cultural acceptance is extended to really serious issues like prostitution — like Storyville back in the day — or what is now called human trafficking?

On this week's Notes from New Orleans Sharon Litwin talks with Laura Murphy, Assistant Professor and Director of the Modern Slavery Research Project at Loyola University, about where New Orleans stands on the issue of human trafficking. 

To read more about Laura Murphy and the Modern Slavery Research Project, visit Sharon Litwin's article on NolaVie.