Mann Act Definition

A federal law that makes it a crime to transport women across state lines for prostitution or similar sexual activities. The Mann Act was intended to prevent the movement of prostitutes from one state to another or in and out of the country in the so-called "white slave" trade.

Mann Act

A federal law that makes it a crime to transport women across state lines for prostitution or similar sexual activities. The Mann Act was intended to prevent the movement of prostitutes from one state to another or in and out of the country in the so-called "white slave" trade.