New Hamilton County court docket looks to help individuals escape the lingering barriers of sex trafficking

“Caroline (whose name CityBeat agreed to change for safety reasons) escaped that world, gaining education and self-reliance in the years since. Now in her fifties, she may soon get the chance to take another big step toward putting the past behind her thanks to a new Hamilton County specialty court. The CHANGE Court, presided over by Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Heather Russell, will give those like Caroline a chance to expunge convictions for acts done under the duress of sex trafficking. “