November 4, 1986
Former state Assemblyman Walter M. Ingalls was arrested in a Riverside park and cited for misdemeanor lewd conduct, police said Monday. Ingalls, 42, was cited after he allegedly began masturbating as he talked with two plainclothes officers, Riverside police Lt. Gary Barnes said. Ingalls was a Democratic assemblyman for 10 years until 1982, when he was appointed to the state Transportation Commission, where he served until February, 1985.
January 30, 1986 |
A decade ago a seminal decision known simply as "Marvin" gave the language a new word, "palimony," and gave California law a new doctrine that provided live-in lovers the legal leverage to share a partner's property when they separated. At the time, a New York judge said Marvin would do for women's rights what Miranda did for criminal law and what Brown vs. Board of Education did for school integration.