Who is the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center?
The National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) Law Center is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian entity that believes law is one of the greatest tools for defending human dignity against sex trafficking, pornography, child sexual abuse, and other forms of sexual violence. The law sets social norms, punishes exploiters, and gives justice to survivors.
The NCOSE Law Center promotes and participates in key, precedent-setting cases and advocates in our state and federal legislatures to impact policy for those who have experienced sexual harm.
The NCOSE Law Center empowers citizens to improve their states and communities through model legislation on issues like illegal pornography, illicit massage parlors, the demand for sex trafficking and prostitution, and more.
The NCOSE Law Center also mentors and trains future lawyers and prosecutors to ensure a future generation of legal advocates who know how to best help victims and shape legislation that promotes human dignity and flourishing.
Mr. Benjamin W. Bull serves as General Counsel of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation. He leads the NCOSE Law Center fighting child sexual abuse, illegal pornography, sex trafficking, and other forms of sexual abuse and exploitation.
A noted constitutional lawyer and former prosecutor, Mr. Bull has had great success preventing the spread of illegal pornography, winning more than 14 jury trials against pornographers without a loss. He has also won numerous obscenity and child pornography appellate cases, including at the Supreme Court.
Mr. Bull has trained prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice, and numerous state attorneys general and prosecutorial organizations. He has lectured to over two dozen state bar associations, and also testified before Congress as well as many state legislatures. He is widely published and has co-authored two books that serve as teaching manuals on winning obscenity cases and stopping the urban blight of sexually oriented businesses.
Mr. Bull formerly served as Chief Counsel of Alliance Defending Freedom where he launched and built its litigation and advocacy components, eventually hiring and leading more than 60 attorneys as well as opening and supervising its offices in Washington, D.C, New York City, London, Brussels, Geneva, Vienna, New Delhi, and around the world.
He was the founder and Executive Director of ADF International, a leading global human rights organization.
Mr. Bull also served as founding Executive Director of the European Center for Law and Justice in Strasbourg, France, where he practiced human rights law, and has held leadership positions at several other well-respected legal organizations.
He is the recipient of the prestigious William Bentley Ball Award, from the Christian Legal Society, for outstanding contribution to religious freedom.
Dani Pinter, Esq. serves as Senior Legal Counsel for NCOSE and its Law Center. In this role, Dani serves as a voice for human dignity in precedent-setting legal cases on behalf of victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. She also drafts and consults on state and federal legislation to support victims of sexual exploitation and hold exploiters accountable. Dani speaks regularly on a variety of exploitation topics, with a special focus on protecting youth in a digital age and legal remedies for survivors of exploitation and abuse.
Dani Pinter originally joined the NCOSE Law Center at its inception in August of 2015. Dani was instrumental in reinvigorating the law center and traveled the country building relationships and raising awareness. Notably, she drafted the first piece of legislation recognizing the public health impacts of pornography. This innovative piece of legislation has since been adopted in more than a dozen states. Dani specializes in brief writing and oral advocacy; particularly on issues related to the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) and the Communications Decency Act (CDA) Section 230. In this regard, together with her team and co-counsel, Dani successfully argued that internet pornography giant MindGeek, parent company of Pornhub, should not qualify for immunity under CDA Section 230, and that the minor sex trafficking survivors in her case had sufficiently pled their claims under the TVPA. The resultant Order and Opinion from the Northern District of Alabama was a breakthrough case setting precedent for victims to bring cases against websites that knowingly profit from their abuse.
Dani has always had a passion for human rights issues especially those affecting women and children. This passion is what led her to Regent University School of Law. Upon acceptance, Dani received the Wilberforce Award, a full academic scholarship for those with human rights interests. While at Regent, Dani was in the Honors Program, a member of the Moot Court Board, the Journal of Global Justice and Public Policy, and the Student Bar Association. During her studies Dani interned with the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and the Florida Attorney General’s Office of Statewide Prosecution.
Prior to law school Dani worked as a government relations intern for multiple DC policy organizations and graduated from the University of Central Florida with dual degrees in Psychology and Marketing.
Christen Price serves as Senior Legal Counsel for the National Center on Sexual Exploitation Law Center. Christen has been passionate about using the law to stop violence since she first encountered the issue of trafficking in persons in college, and now engages in legal advocacy to end impunity for all forms of sexual exploitation.
In her role at NCOSE, Christen works to influence courts and legislatures toward protecting human dignity and equality on behalf of sexual exploitation survivors, through legislative advocacy, litigation, and providing support to other attorneys, particularly with respect to sex trafficking, prostitution, child sexual abuse, and pornography.
Prior to joining NCOSE in 2020, her human rights focus was on conscience protections as Legal Counsel at Alliance Defending Freedom for over four years, where she specialized in First Amendment law.
Christen was also an associate at Wiley Rein LLP, where she worked in a variety of practice areas, including employment law, international trade, white-collar defense, and government contracts.
While in law school, Christen worked for the Department of Justice’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, and was a Law Fellow with Shared Hope International, where she analyzed state law protections across the United States for domestic minor sex trafficking victims.
Christen received her Juris Doctor and a certificate in transnational legal studies at Georgetown University Law Center in 2012, and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy at Cedarville University in 2009. She is admitted to the bar in New York and the District of Columbia.
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