Category Archives: Marriage

Book review: A Cruel Arithmetic: Inside the Case Against Polygamy by Craig Jones

[Originally posted at Canadian Lawyer] When s. 293 of the Criminal Code of Canada was referred to the British Columbia Supreme Court, I wrote that I believed the law was clearly unconstitutional in its current form: If this case was about legal recognition … Continue reading

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A Separation

[This review originally appeared at] I went into the Iranian film A Separation expecting a film about, well, a separation. And on its surface, the movie is about the breakdown of a marriage between two upper-middle-class professionals in Tehran, and the … Continue reading

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Divorcees with benefits

A New Brunswick couple wanted to divorce and insisted they had separated – even though they kept meeting for regular hookups, if you know what I mean: If a married couple separates and still wants to have break-up sex, is that … Continue reading

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Temporary Marriage

The very idea seems like a contradiction in terms, but Mexico City is actually considering it: Mexico City lawmakers are proposing legislation that would allow newlyweds to apply for temporary marriage licenses, instead of making the plunge into wedded life … Continue reading

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