Section Newsletter Articles on Child Labor

U.S. Dept. of Labor proposes child labor rules affecting agriculture By Craig J. Sondgeroth Agricultural Law, February 2012 The proposed rules were likely a result of recent child injuries and deaths in agriculture, including the 2010 deaths of two Illinoisans, ages 14 and 19.
New law encourages electronic recording of custodial interrogations of juveniles By John Gleason Child Law, July 2005 Beginning July 18, 2005, police and prosecutors will need to make an electronic recording of their custodial interrogation of a juvenile, if they want to ensure that evidence of the juvenile's statements will be admissible to establish guilt at a trial or delinquency hearing.