November 27, 2019 ADVENTURES IN THE LAW

Punishing the Victim

By Norman G. Tabler, Jr.

After Bill Ashmore died, the Connecticut Supreme Court undertook an analysis of his forty-five year marriage to Marjorie. The court concluded that the marriage couldn’t have been particularly rosy, given Bill’s distant, noncommunicative nature. If the court’s portrait of Bill is accurate, Marjorie must have been a saint to put up with him for nearly half a century.

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