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In the traditional English common law, adultery was a felony. Although the legal definition of adultery differs in ...

Adultery Laws - Where Is Cheating Illegal - Woman's Day


Jun 23, 2015 ... Believe it or not, it's illegal to cheat in many states. In fact, some adultery laws call for jail time and hefty fines for cheating.

In which states is cheating on your spouse illegal? - Detroit Free Press


Apr 17, 2014 ... Adultery isn't just a crime in the eyes of your spouse. In 21 states, cheating in a marriage is against the law, punishable by a fine or even jail ...

Adultery, an Ancient Crime Still on Many Books - NYTimes.com


Nov 14, 2012 ... In David H. Petraeus's state of residence, Virginia, as in 22 others, adultery remains a criminal act, a vestige of the way the law has tried to ...

When Adultery Is a Crime - The Atlantic


Mar 2, 2015 ... Last week, a South Korean court struck down a national institution: a six-decade- old law that made adultery a criminal act carrying a prison ...

Adultery legal definition of adultery


Adultery. Voluntary sexual relations between an individual who is married and someone who is not the individual's spouse. Adultery is viewed by the law in ...

Adultery laws: where is cheating still illegal? | The Week UK


Feb 27, 2015 ... Several Muslim countries and almost half of all US states still consider adultery a criminal offence.

Court: Adultery now not a crime in South Korea - CNN.com


Feb 26, 2015 ... South Korea's Constitutional Court on Thursday overturned a law that made adultery a crime, saying it violates the East Asian nation's ...

Mass. among 23 states where adultery is a crime, but rarely ...


Nov 15, 2012 ... Yet in his state of residence, Virginia, as in 22 others including Massachusetts, adultery remains a criminal act, a vestige of the way US law has ...

Ashley Madison users, be advised! Adultery is illegal (technically) in ...


Aug 21, 2015 ... Adultery is illegal in 20 states in the United States, typically a misdemeanor. But in several states, including Massachusetts, adultery is a felony.

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Why is adultery still a crime? - LA Times


May 2, 2016 ... Adultery is illegal in 21 states, including New York, where Trump lives. In 2008, the issue came briefly to popular attention when the state's ...

Is Adultery a Crime in New York? - The New York Times


Mar 21, 2008 ... The origins of New York State's criminal ban on adultery seem to lie in the Progressive era. The law took effect on Sept. 1, 1907, according to ...

Map: Is Adultery Illegal? | Mother Jones


Nov 29, 2011 ... Monday's report that Herman Cain recently ended a 13-year affair with a Georgia woman is, according to the experts, bad news for his ...