We were in the courtroom and I caught my client’s eyes. They filled with tears, and then she looked forward toward the judge and jury. She was a very small Ukrainian woman and very scared. She had been severely abused by an American man whom she met through a so-called mail-order bride agency with a “satisfaction guaranteed” policy. This meant that in an effort to “satisfy” him, the agency paired him with several foreign women in succession, even when they were well aware of his predatory and...


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