Saturday, October 1, 2016

William Singer’s Cruel & Unusual Alimony Imprisonment – 1957, New York



FULL TEXT: William Singer bids goodby to jail in New York after serving 16 months for failing to pay full alimony to ex-wife Anna 47, State Supreme Court Justice Owen McGiven ruled that “his incarceration has now passed into the cruel and inhuman stage.” Singer was ordered to begin paying $12 a week plus another $4 on arrearage of $1,400.

[The Terre Haute Tribune (Ind.), Feb. 28, 1957, p. 36]

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For more revelations of this suppressed history, see The Alimony Racket: Checklist of Posts

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