Attorney General Harlan F. Stone presented his report for the last fiscal year, although he has been in office only about three months of the period.
He reported that:
1) The criminal law business of the Government has increased 33% since 1920, more than 500% since 1912.
2) The civil law business of the Government has increased 100% since 1920.
3) The Federal prohibition law has put a "staggering" load on the courts. Pending at the end of the year were 22,339 cases, although 46,609 cases had been terminated, nearly 4,000 cases more than the...