open and notorious adultery


open and notorious adultery
An offense predicated, not upon private immoral indulgence, but upon the publicity attendant upon the breach of the moral standard in such extent as to debase and demoralize society and degrade the institution of marriage. 2 Am J2d Adult § 9.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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