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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Media Advisory: U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill to address prosecutors meeting in KC

For Immediate Release

June 7, 2018

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, a former Jackson County Prosecutor, will address the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys 2nd National Domestic Violence Prosecution Conference on Friday, June 8 at 11:30 am at UMKC’s Pierson Auditorium, 5000 Holmes Street in Kansas City, MO.

McCaskill, a longtime vocal advocate for victims of sex violence, will address attendees of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys 2nd National Domestic Violence Prosecution Conference, which concludes a three-day meeting in Kansas City on Friday.

McCaskill served as Jackson County Prosecutor from 1993 to 1998. She’s been a fierce advocate for victims of human trafficking and recently passed a landmark anti-sex trafficking bill that President Trump signed into law. She also recently crafted legislation to curb sexual assault both in the military and on college campuses. She is a longtime supporter of the renewal of the Violence Against Women Act, the landmark law to provide vital protections for women and families.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker addressed the conference at its opening on Wednesday.

For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor

Work   : (816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

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