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Muchira v. Al-Rawaf, 15-2198

In a suit brought by a Kenyan plaintiff who worked as a domestic servant, alleging that her employer, a Saudi family, forced her to provide labor in violation of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), 18 U.S.C. section 1589 the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of defendants is affirmed where plaintiff has failed to present sufficient evidence that the Saudi family knowingly coerced her into providing her labor and services 'by means of the abuse or threatened abuse of law or legal process,' 18 U.S.C. section 1589(a)(3).

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/03/03




  • United States Fourth Circuit


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