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Constitutional Law Keyed to Feldman
Hammer v. Dagenhart (The Child Labor Case)
Citation:247 U.S. 251, 38 S. Ct. 529, 62 L. Ed. 1101 (1918)
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The father of two children employed in a cotton mill in North Carolina challenged the law that prohibited the transportation in interstate commerce of goods produced in factories that hire children under the age of fourteen or hire children between the ages of fourteen and sixteen for more than eight hours a day.
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