Marriage and Divorce

Archive Report

The investigation of fraud and perjury in divorce cases now being made by a grand jury in New York has directed attention beyond the evils of divorce rings to the larger problem of what to do about the institution of divorce itself. Suggestions for dealing with New York's problem reflect current thinking on legal and social aspects of divorce which are causing concern in all parts of the United States.

Adultery is the only ground upon which absolute divorces can now be obtained in New York. The Association of the Bar of the City of New York is pressing for amendment of the New York law to provide additional grounds for divorce. The association believes liberalization of the law will promote honest dealing in divorce ...

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