Opinions of the Attorney General
... might view the concept today. Adultery was not a crime under
English common law. Peter Nicolas, The Lavender Letter:
Applying the Law of Adultery to Same-Sex Couples and Same-Sex
Conduct, 63 Fla. L. Rev. 97, 106 (2011). Rather, it was a common
law tort that was intended to protect men—and only men—f ...