Also known as the White Slave Traffic Act of 1910, the Mann Act is a federal statute that addresses the interstate and foreign transportation of crimes involving prostitution and human trafficking. The 61st Congress of the United States of America passed the Mann Act on June 25, 1910. Authored and sponsored by Illinois congressman James Robert Mann in 1909, under the direction of federal prosecutors from Chicago, this multi-sectioned federal statute was originally designed to regulate interstate and foreign commerce and prohibit the transportation of women for any and ...

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