On Monday, November 16, 2009, there will be a panel discussion on the legalization of sex work from a civil rights and civil liberties perspective at Harvard Law School. The panel will feature Vednita Carter, Melissa Farley, Samantha Majic, and Elizabeth Wood.
- Vednita Carter is the founder and executive director of Breaking Free, an organization that provides services and education to girls who have become victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
- Melissa Farley is the director of Prostitution Research and Education and is known for her studies on prostitution, trafficking, and sexual violence.
- Samantha Majic is an assistant professor of gender and American politics and public policy at John Jay College who does research on sex workers.
- Elizabeth Wood is an assistant professor of sociology at Nassau Community College who maintains a blog on sex worker's rights at http://sexinthepublicsquare.wordpress.com/.