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In a ruling sure to make philandering spouses squirm, Michigan's second-highest court says that anyone involved in an extramarital fling can be prosecuted for first-degree criminal sexual conduct, a felony punishable by up to life in prison.


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Beat you by a whole millesecond!!! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/tongue.gif" alt="" />


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WOW! This Michigander BW will be checking this out ASAP. My make thing a tad bit uncomfortable for my cop WH...

Huh....!

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but.....but...........they can't help it if they fall in love!!! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" />


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Wow!!! I know someone I'd like to have taken up on that.

Is it retroactive? <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />


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but.....but...........they can't help it if they fall in love!!! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" />

the way it looks Mel... is that dey can be "in love" all dey wants

dey jus can't put "it" in "dere"

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Wow!!! I know someone I'd like to have taken up on that.

Is it retroactive? <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />

Same here! I was divorced in Michigan in 1999!


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but.....but...........they can't help it if they fall in love!!! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" />

the way it looks Mel... is that dey can be "in love" all dey wants

dey jus can't put "it" in "dere"

<img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/pfft.gif" alt="" />

dis mean no naughtiness?? <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" />


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no consensual FELONY naughtiness

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HA! Sis, this might be great for you and your upcoming date on Thursday.

Adultery is a felony in your state ... you were just acting to stop a felony in progress! The court would have to go easy on someone who was trying to prevent a respected OFFICER OF THE LAW from committing a FELONY!

I think you should have your MIL fax him the article .... highlight all the places where it says that adultery is a felony in Michigan! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />

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NO NAUGHTINESS IN MICHIGAN, PEOPLE!! DON'T BE NO HO'!! clickhere <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />


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As a Michigander myself, and a RWW, I just have one question

Is there a Statue of limitations??? <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" />

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The queen, for her part, is the unifying force of the community; if she is removed from the hive, the workers very quickly sense her absence. After a few hours, or even less, they show unmistakable signs of queenlessness. - Man and Insects
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Lil Sis,

Had a few minutes to think this over after I went to the read the actual court of appeals decision.

I was going to suggest going to the prosecutors office, bringing the copy of the case and article with you and sitting down with them and inquiring about pressing charges. I KNOW the Prosecutors Office in your county WILL NOT go after your husband. He's a cop. Unless they HATE the sherrif's Office in your city...they are all part of the buddy system. If and when a test case EVER appears on this issue it will be some repeat offender they desparately want to keep off the streets. Someone completely unsympathetic to the general public (not just us). Also, they KNOW you won't follow through prosecuting your own husband. They will want a vindictive as heck ex-wife. (that is, unless they are prosecuting the OW, lol).

The Court of Appeals, by footnote...merely indicated that they would feel obligated to allow prosecution of an adulterer under the current Crim Sex Conduct Law. It was a tongue in cheek slap at the legislature and the Supreme Court. It does not mean the Attorney General or County Prosecutors are actually going to get in the business of prosecuting adulterers. They want nothing to do with domestic disputes.

Look at it this way...according to the Corut, Adultery has long remained a felony in Michigan but nobody has been prosecuted for it since 1971.


ALL THAT BEING SAID - BECAUSE the prosecutors office and cops work together in the buddy system what a GREAT place for you to expose by going there and requesting a meeting with a prosecutor to discuss the potential of such matter. You could insist on pressing charges versus OW, not your husband. Her stbxh is a lawyer...they may like him and want to help him or they may dislike him and want to go after his family. OR, some of WH's brothers and sisters in uniform may see you at court and the exposure will go even further.

Something to consider

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So, do I email the article from the Detroit Free Press to WH, with the message, "Well, well, well....." He reads the Free Press online everyday; hopefully he already saw it and freaked.

Would be nice not to be the only one in the family with a criminal record.... <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif" alt="" />

Oh, what sweet revenge to imagine RT getting hauled away in cuffs...(rub hands menacingly) Look out Hester Prynne.

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I do have a friend that is a prosecutor in Michigan.

I emailed him the article and full case.

I told him he has the opportunity to really make a name for himself IF he were to go after some adulterer in his county. Prosecutors ARE elected officials...which is one way to persuade them to consider it.

I'll see what his response to it is.

Mr. W

p.s.- Don't know what the statute of limitations is on CSC...but; like I said, Adultery itself was always a felony and NOBODY got prosecuted for it since 1971. I wouldn't get excited about this footnote in a Court of Appeals decision as an indication they are now going to go after adulterers in Michigan. Only get excited if and when it ever actually happens to some deserving man/woman. Until then, it's a pipe dream.

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As a Michigander myself, and a RWW, I just have one question

Is there a Statue of limitations??? <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/eek.gif" alt="" />

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If it's at least 20 years I'm so ready to go after Philandering OM. <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="" />


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Until then, it's a pipe dream.

Absolutely, but if it makes my WH (as a cop) and skanky HO RT sweat for just a teeny tiny minute, I'm satisfied. Unfortunately, they'll probably just laugh: "Oh, how silly! Why don't they spend their time looking at REAL criminals, like LilSis?"

Just a little bitter, and even the slightest whiff of justice is somehow...energizing. Can ya tell?

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The reward may just be in pursuing it

AND

You never know...

You may just walk in on the most opportunistic prosecutor in the office that wants to make a name for him or herself by pursuing such claim. Maybe even a FBS with religious or other strong convictions about adultery. You are in Dutch Reform/Calvanist country over there.

They may not completely follow through. But, how shocking would it be if they even investigated the claim and drug in OW for questioning.

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HEY HEY MICHIGAN!

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