PROHIBITION: Committee No. 7

A dead body comes to the surface three days after drowning. Summer weather often accelerates the rising process. It took Prohibition a little less than three months to come, last week, to the surface of the National Commission on Law Enforcement and Observance.

In Washington, Chairman George Woodward Wickersham announced the formation of eleven committees within his Commission for the study of special crime problems. Ten of them were general: Causes of Crime; Statistics of Criminal Justice; Police; Prosecution; Courts; Penal Institutions; Juvenile Delinquency; Criminal Justice and the Foreign Born; Lawlessness of...

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