D. P. Carter & June Cameron v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
D. P. Carter & June Cameron v. State
Case Date: 
1940
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Unlawful Cohabitation

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
46
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Carter & Cameron are accused of unlawfully committing the offence of lewdness by living together as man and wife and being a nuisance to the public in violation of the law. Cameron was Carter's (age 71) housekeeper. "live and cohabit together, they not being married, in lewd acts of sexual intercourse, fornication and adultery, unlawfully, openly, notoriously, publicly, scandalously, wickedly, and corruptly, to the manifest corruption of their own and of the public morals, and to the common nuisance."