District Judge A. T. Cole Fargo, North Dakota
EVERY case brought into any court for the enforcement of the prohibition laws should be recorded in short form, whether prosecuted or not, and if dismissed without prosecution, the prosecuting attorney, or his assistant, whoever handles the case, should file his reasons with the clerk of court, briefly stating the substance of the case and his reasons for moving a dismissal, these records to be public and subject to inspection. These reports should be made not less often than once in every three months.
Anyone giving a fictitious name when being prosecuted should be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor if the offense for which he is being prosecuted is a misdemeanor, and of a felony if the offense for which he is being prosecuted is a felony, and he should be punished accordingly, in addition to the punishment of the offense itself.
Any sheriff, constable or other peace officer and any prosecuting attorney and any one assisting him in the prosecution, that wilfully and knowingly permits any one to use a fictitious name, or consents thereto, should be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, with a severe penalty attached, and be prosecuted accordingly, and also be subject to removal from office.
Publicity as to offenders is the most effective weapon to help check liquor offenses.
Any attorney defending a person charged with violation of the prohibition law, and any person assisting in the defense of such person so charged, who wilfully and knowingly consents to the use of a fictitious name by the person charged, should be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, if