Stone's Report

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...

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