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ERIC Number: EJ499638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2208
"Rule of Thumb" and the Folklaw of the Husband's Stick.
Kelly, Henry Ansgar
Journal of Legal Education, v44 n3 p341-65 Sep 1994
The origin of the term "rule of thumb" is investigated, especially as it relates to legal issues and, in particular, in doctrine concerning the beating of wives. The term's supposed origin as a standard for determining spouse abuse is questioned. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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