Briefing Room

Prohibition

Prohibition ends at last!

The Prohibition Era and Policing: Drug Enforcement and Policy Center hosts Professor Wesley Oliver

This January officially marked a century since the National Prohibition Amendment was ratified. Even now, 86 years after being repealed in 1933, the ripple effects of Prohibition still echo throughout our criminal justice system today.

Professor Wesley Oliver of Duquesne University School of Law visited Moritz earlier this month to discuss his latest book, “The Prohibition Era and Policing: A Legacy of Misregulation,” on behalf of the college’s Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DEPC).

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