Judge Joseph Colquitt served as the associate reporter charged with preparing criminal provisions for the passage of the comprehensive Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking Act. This law holds traffickers accountable, while placing a great deal of emphasis on the protection of trafficking victims. The uniform act was approved by the Uniform Law Commission during its 2013 Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts during July. The House of Delegates of the American Bar Association unanimously approved the act by resolution at its Annual Meeting in San Francisco on August 12. Click here for more information.