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DIVORCE AND DIVORCE LEGISLATION ESPECIALLY IN THE UNITED STATES

Woolsey, Theodore D.


Item #: 3623
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.

Subjects: FAMILY LAW, RELIGION/THEOLOGY & THE LAW

Woolsey presents his viewpoints on divorce legislation withextensive statistical supports for his view that, with theexception of the statutes enacted in the state of New York,the United States courts are careless in their execution ofdivorce legislation. He also questions their adherence toChristianity. His views on the decline of divorcelegislation are supported by a scholarly examination of theroots of divorce law in Hebrew, Greek, and Roman law thedoctrine of divorce as portrayed in the New Testament and inthe Christian Church, and in Europe since the reformation.This second edition revision includes new material...thatbring it up to date at the time of publication. Dictionaryof American Biography X:519-520.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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