HTPP Resources

HTPP Resources

HTPP Resources


Below you’ll find links to previously recorded trainings and other materials related to human trafficking issues. For a list of upcoming trainings, please visit our events calendar. If you have any questions or need additional information, please reach out to Heather Heiman, HTPP Manager, at 443-451-4075.

Resources on Criminal Record Relief


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Guidance on the Expanded Vacatur Law and Criminal Record Relief for Trafficking Survivors

True Freedom in 2020 06.04.2020

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Vacatur

Maryland Code, Crim. Proc. § 8-302 – Vacation of Judgment

Code outlining types of offenses eligible for vacatur and process for filing under Maryland law

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Vacatur

Motion to Vacate Judgment of Conviction Under Criminal Procedure § 8-302

Court form to include with vacatur filings

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Vacatur

Samples

For sample client affidavit, memorandum of law, vacatur order, and attorney affirmation, please email us.

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Expungment Resources

MVLS resources including trainings, substantive law, procedure and court forms for expungements, as well as resources on shielding convictions

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Resources on Advocating for Survivors of Trauma


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Advocating for Survivors of Trauma

Practice Tips for Attorneys

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Advocating for Survivors of Trauma

Practical Tips – Trauma Informed Legal Advocacy

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Trauma Informed Interviewing

How To Create Safe Spaces and Build Trust While Developing a Client’s Legal Case

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Trauma Informed Interviewing

How To Create Safe Spaces and Build Trust While Developing a Client’s Legal Case

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Supporting Client Agency & Equity

Incorporating Client Empowerment Models into Your Legal Practice

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Supporting Client Agency & Equity

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HTPP Recorded Webinars and Tip Sheets


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Access to Restorative and Transformative Justice for Survivors of Violence and Oppression

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Maryland Anti-Trafficking Advocacy in 2023: Legislative Priorities & Preventing Unintended Consequences

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Advocating for Clients Across the Gender Spectrum

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Supporting Survivor’s Financial Inclusion & Success

How to Address Banking, Credit, & Consumer Challenges

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Supporting Survivor’s Financial Inclusion & Success

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Updates on Maryland Judiciary Case Search and Criminal Record Relief in Maryland

Records Disappearing? Auto Expungement?

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Access to Criminal Records and Expungement in MD

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Human Trafficking and the Decriminalization of Sex Work

Myths, Misconceptions, and What the Data Actually Tells Us

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Decriminalization of Sex Work and Human Trafficking

Tips for Attorneys and Advocates

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Survivor Leadership

Reclaiming and Recrafting Justice in Anti-Trafficking Work

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Survivor Leadership

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Principles of Harm Reduction and its Application to Anti-Trafficking Work

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Principles of Harm Reduction and its Application to Anti-Trafficking Work

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The Intersection of HT and Housing Law

Advocating for Safe and Sustainable Housing Options for Survivors

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Assisting Trafficking Survivors With Housing Law Issues

Tips for Attorneys and Advocates

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Debt, Fraud, and Identity Theft

Advocating for Human Trafficking Survivors with Consumer Law Issues

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Debt, Fraud, and Identity Theft

Tip Sheet for Attorneys and Advocates

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The Intersection of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Family Law Matters

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The Intersection of Human Trafficking, Domestic Violence, and Family Law Matters

Tip Sheet for Attorneys and Advocates

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Human Trafficking and LGBTQIA+ Populations

Cultural Readiness, Risk Factors, and a Plan for Action

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Working with LGBTQIA+ Populations

Tips for Attorneys and Advocates

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Immigration and Human Trafficking

Legal Remedies and Practice Tips for Attorneys Representing Immigrant Survivors

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Advocating for Immigrant Survivors of Human Trafficking

Practical Tips Sheet

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The Intersection Between Tax Law & Human Trafficking

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Tips for Assisting Human Trafficking Survivors with Tax Issues

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Please visit the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Website and Referral Directory for information about programs serving trafficking survivors throughout the state

Additional Information on Human Trafficking and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Records for Survivors


American Bar Association Survivor Reentry Project - Post-Conviction Advocacy for Survivors of Human Trafficking: A Guide for Attorneys (2015)

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National Survivor Network - Survey: Impact of Criminal Arrest and Detention on Survivors of Human Trafficking (2016)

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Polaris, Grading Criminal Record Relief Laws for Survivors of Human Trafficking (2019)

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Freedom Network USA and Futures Without Violence - Intersectionality between Substance Use and Human Trafficking (2022)

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Survivor Reentry Project, Supporting the Education and Employment Needs of Survivors with Criminal Records Factsheet

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The Human Trafficking Legal Center - An Advocate’s Guide to Tax Issues Affecting Victims of Human Trafficking (2019)

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National Consumer Law Center - Consumer Rights Screening Tool for DV Advocates and Lawyers (2011)

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Freedom Network, FNUSA Position Paper: Preventing Sex Trafficking Requires the Full Decriminalization of Sex Work (2021)

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Open Democracy - Freedom Network USA Now Supports Sex Workers’ Rights (2021)

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Please visit the Maryland Human Trafficking Task Force Website and Referral Directory for information about programs serving trafficking survivors throughout the state

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