Talk:Voluntary Committee of Lawyers

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The source of this Wikipedia entry is “Repeal of Prohibition in the U.S.,” from which the material in bold was taken. The omission of that source reference has now been corrected.David Justin 18:53, 27 March 2007 (UTC)

The original Voluntary Committee of Lawyers (VCL) was founded in 1927 to bring about the repeal of prohibition and the Volstead Act. With its urging, the American Bar Association called for repeal in 1928. Under the leadership of Joseph H. Choate, Jr., lawyers in every state were actively involved in working to bring about repeal, which occurred in 1933. At that time, the VCL closed its books and ceased to exist.