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History of Adultery and Fornication Criminal Laws


JoAnne Sweeny


University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

March 31, 2013

University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-09

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This is a portion of a paper I am working on about the history of fornication and adultery criminal laws. This portion of the paper examines evidentiary issues in fornication and adultery prosecutions, how those issues were overcome by the courts, and the historical rationales for criminalizing adultery and fornication.

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Date posted: April 5, 2013 ; Last revised: June 4, 2013

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Sweeny, JoAnne, History of Adultery and Fornication Criminal Laws (March 31, 2013). University of Louisville School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-09. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2242473 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2242473

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JoAnne Sweeny (Contact Author)
University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )
Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States

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