Last updated on: 8/27/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Bruce A. Taylor, JD Biography

Title:
Immigration Judge
Position:
Con to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

“I have continued to prosecute and assist in the prosecution of obscenity, child exploitation, prostitution, and related vice crimes as both a special prosecutor for counties and cities across the Country and as a federal prosecutor for DOJ’s Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section from 1989 through 1994. I have now been in about 100 jury trials for such offenses in almost half of the States.”

Testimony to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 15, 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the study of prostitution. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to prostitution issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Immigration Judge, Florence Immigration Court, Department of Justice (DOJ), 2006-present
  • Senior Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General,Criminal Division, DOJ, 2004-2006
  • President and Chief Counsel, National Law Center for Children and Families, Inc., 1995-2004
  • Senior Trial Attorney, Child Exploitation and Obscenity Section, Criminal Division, DOJ, 1989-1994
  • Assistant Attorney General, Arizona, 1989
  • Vice President and General Counsel, Citizens for Decency through Law, Inc., 1979-1989
  • Associate, Bertsch, Fludine, Millican & O’Malley, 1978-1979
  • Assistant Director of Law, City of Cleveland, 1977-1978
  • Assistant Prosecutor, City of Cleveland, 1975-1977
  • Member, Bar Association in Ohio, Arizona, New York, and Virginia
Education:
  • JD, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, 1974
  • BA, University of Vermont, 1972
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Pornography Prostitution?