Michigan Law Journal, 1897, Vol. 6

Michigan Law Journal, 1897, Vol. 6 : A Magazine Devoted to the Discussion of Matters of Interest to Lawyers of the State of Michigan (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Michigan Law Journal, 1897, Vol. 6: A Magazine Devoted to the Discussion of Matters of Interest to Lawyers of the State of Michigan While it can not be disputed that the state is liberal in its causes for divorce, more liberal by far than I would be, had I the writing of its divorce laws. Yet it is far to liberal in its marriage laws, and there is where I would commence the reform of the evils of divorce. To recapitulate: It is my judgment that the law of the state is far to lax and lenient in the punishment of offences committed bet ween the sexes, leading the general public to regard its violation as of small importance. That it should so frame its marriage laws that people would be at least of the age known in the law as competent to make an ordin ary binding contract of purchase and sale, and that the man should have some calling or business which ordinarily would furnish him with the means with which to meet the responsibilities that come to a home, and that marriages where the off-spring are liable to be weak mentally and physically, should be prohibited. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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