benjamin barr lindsey


[lind-zee, lin-]
Ben(jamin Barr) [bahr] , 1869–1943, U.S. jurist and authority on juvenile delinquency.
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Lindsey (ˈlɪndzɪ)
Parts of Lindsey an area in E England constituting a former administrative division of Lincolnshire

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benjamin barr lindsey

American judge, international authority on juvenile delinquency, and reformer of legal procedures concerning offenses by youths and domestic-relations problems. His controversial advocacy of "companionate marriage" was sometimes confused with the "trial marriage" idea of the philosopher Bertrand Russell.

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