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Is there a place where adultery is a crime?

Most countries I know of have regulations on marriage or partnership and there's a registration office for a change in marital status. But as far as I can tell, that's purely a civil matter. Getting ...
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What were the main factors prompting the abolition of heart balm torts?

What were the driving forces that led to it, what were the mechanisms that enacted it, and what were the stated rationales for it? Adultery is still recognised as a fault factor in divorce that ...