PROHIBITION: A Judicial View

By a roundabout way came information of another important American's opinion of prohibition. In London was published a book, The Law of the Kinsmen, by Lord Shaw of Dunfermline, consisting of addresses made in this country and articles which appeared in England. The work has a preface by William Howard Taft, in which, among other things, the Chief Justice spoke of law enforcement in America, particularly with respect to prohibition.

The Chief Justice stated his belief that prohibition had come to stay, but characterized the effect of the law as " demoralizing"...

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