Articles Posted in Human Trafficking

Human trafficking remains one of the most heinous crimes, involving the exploitation of individuals through coercion, force, or fraud. In the United States, federal legislation under 22 USC § 7102 defines and sets the parameters for what constitutes human trafficking, providing the legal groundwork for prosecuting these grave offenses. This article explores the definitions, legal ramifications, and specific aspects of human trafficking under federal law, alongside the corresponding statutes and penalties applicable in Illinois.

Federal Definition and Legal Framework

22 USC § 7102 – Definitions and Penalties:

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