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Bigamy Boss

Charles Boss was married to at least six women—simultaneously. Would that make him a sextagamist? Charles was described as Fitchburg’s “much-married man,” though he wasn’t really into matrimony. 648 more words

1900s

Lady Charged with Marrying a Second Time, London, 1919

Montreal Standard, 26 July 1919, page 1

Lady Charged with Marrying a Second Time

Gave herself up after finding that she had been deceived

Gave $500 to secure divorce… 309 more words

Canada

Judge Denies Bid To Disband Polygamous Towns' Police Agency

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PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has rejected a bid to disband a shared police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border as a punishment for discriminating against people who aren’t members of the dominant religious sect in the sister cities. 664 more words

News

Chance Encounter

Today, I planned to meet a friend for lunch. She works in the courthouse building, and I scrambled to get there at the appointed time. 393 more words

Hope

SC refuses to stay Parrikar Oat taking ceremony

On March 14th, 2017, the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India refused to stay the oath taking ceremony of Manohar Parrikar before the Goa Legislative Assembly to be sworn as the Chief Minister of Goa. 346 more words

Law

[O'Dowd1] Kenneth Vizzard 25 July 1975 Court of Appeal

Redaction

Some court reports have had victims names redacted and some assault details redacted.

This is a difficult balance –  normally I would think that  I should not “censor” details but on consultation with various people I have taken the decision to redact. 2,264 more words

Cathy Fox Blog

Other Men’s Wives

Joseph Evans was a matrimonially challenged man. His first wife, Mary Jane, died of blood poisoning in 1899, leaving him with three sons under the age of nine. 493 more words

1900s