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Mann Act

  • By: Nancy Egan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The passing of the White Slave Traffic Act of 1910 (36 Stat. 825), popularly known as the Mann Act, was the federal government's regulatory response to the white slavery hysteria that gripped the country during the early years of the 20th ...

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