illegitimacy

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illegitimacy

Nonmarital, out of wedlock Social medicine The legal status of a child born to unwed parents
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Prince Albert has acknowledged the possibility that he sired two illegimate children (a full acknowledgement is pending DNA testing).
See id (positing that a judge's inability to provide a reason for a decision might stem from the reason being illegimate, including, for example, "that the plaintiff should win because the plaintiff is white").
There is nothing illegimate about list-voting, but civil society activists are pushing to reform the context in which it takes place.