april 16 - READINGFORFRI.APR.16,2010

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READING FOR FRI.  APR. 16, 2010 Rd. 16 – Divorce:  The “Silent Revolution” by Laurence M. Friedman 1. According to Friedman, in the first half of the 20 th . century, what were the ways  around laws forbidding consensual divorce in the U.S.? annulment 2. Which was the first state to allow divorce for incompatibility?  When? New Mexico in 1933 3. How did other state begin to loosen up on divorce laws? In many states, a spouse was entitled to a divorce if the spouse had  become “incurably insane”.  A spouse also had the right to divorce if their  spouse was in prison on a felony charge. 4. What does Herbert Jacob call the “silent revolution?”  Why that name?
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