Marshall v. Marshall: Rash?mon Revisited
Dominic J. Campisi
Photo Illustration by Andrew O. Alcala. Photography by Corbis and AP The decision in Vickie Lynn Marshall v. E. Pierce Marshall, 126 S. Ct. 1735 (2006), is far from resolving the disputes that have titillated the legal and lay populations for more than a decade. Like Akira Kurosawa’s classic 1950 movie Rashômon, every party (and court) has a different view of the facts and the law. Despite the death in June 2006 of E. Pierce Marshall, widow Vickie Lynn Marshall’s stepson and litigation adversary...