(1) Of course, Trudy turns to old reliable Norval, but even he's smart enough to realize it would be bigamy for her to marry again.(2) But marriage itself is largely a creature of legal rules precluding divorce and prohibiting bigamy .(3) In July, 1968, he appeared in court for bigamy , larceny and false pretences, with 116 offences considered, and was sentenced to two years jail, suspended for three years.(4) Within a year the resulting notoriety provoked the newly crowned James I to promulgate an Act that made bigamy a felony.(5) During his days in court, the criminal past of the self-confessed liar and philanderer emerged, with offences of bigamy , theft, fraud and criminal damage, and a faked suicide among two changes of identity.(6) In 1882 Congress passed a law making bigamy a federal crime.(7) For example, Denise Robins, a wildly successful Mills & Boon star of the 1930s, wrote of rape, abduction, bigamy , suicide, illegitimacy and divorce.(8) She wanted adequate safeguards against dowry, bigamy , adultery, and apostasy in the new legislation.(9) Federal and state laws against bigamy and polygamy reflect that tradition.(10) For instance, is a marriage subsequent to a civil union bigamy ?(11) She had been sentenced at Blackpool Magistrates' Court for an offence of bigamy committed in April 2002, which she admitted.(12) Police issued an arrest warrant for bigamy and John, who now lives on the Isle of Man, turned himself in last week.(13) Well, for instance, bigamy is a federal offence, and I have little doubt that the Commonwealth could prohibit people calling themselves married.(14) A man was charged with bigamy for being married to 17 wives.(15) When she confronted him, ├ö├ç├┐He told [her] that he was getting a pension and that he would give her one half of what he Recieved if she would not have him arrested for bigamy .├ö├ç├û(16) In fact, laws against bigamy , adultery, and adult incest might be defended in the interest of preventing harm to others.