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NCJ Number: 70797 Find in a Library
Title: WICKERSHAM COMMISSION REPORT, NO 1 - PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PROHIBITION
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1930
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Historical Overview
Annotation: PROPOSALS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF ENFORCEMENT OF THE PROHIBITION LAWS ARE PRESENTED IN THIS 1930 REPORT.
Abstract: PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS ON THE SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM OF ENFORCEMENT OF PROHIBITION LAWS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGAL DIFFICULTIES ARE OUTLINED. SUGGESTED MEASURES FOR INCREASING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE NATIONAL PROHIBITION ACT INCLUDE: (1) TRANSFER TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OF CASE INVESTIGATION AND PREPARATION FOR PROSECUTION AND RELATED ACTIVITIES OF ENFORCEMENT; (2) CODIFICATION OF FEDERAL LEGISLATION APPLICABLE TO THE ENFORCEMENT OF PROHIBITION; (3) PROVISION FOR MAKING THE PROCEDURE IN PADLOCK INJUNCTIONS MORE EFFECTIVE; AND (4) PROVISIONS FOR RELIEVING CONGESTION IN FEDERAL COURTS. THE PROBLEM WAS TO BE STUDIED FURTHER, AND FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS WERE TO BE PRESENTED IN A FINAL REPORT.
Index Term(s): Liquor control laws; Liquor law violations; Smuggling/Trafficking
Note: REPORTS 1 AND 2 ARE CONTAINED IN ONE VOLUME
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