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Act 85 of 1935

AN ACT to abrogate the common law rule raising a presumption that a married woman committing an offense does so under coercion because she commits it in the presence of her husband.

History: 1935, Act 85, Eff. Sept. 21, 1935

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 780.401SectionPresumption of coercion by husband prohibited.
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