Domestic Relations: Alienated by Radio

Alienation of affection suits are relatively rare. What few there are are almost invariably brought by one marriage partner against the other's lover, and they are hard to win. Thus, the chances of Melvin Bradesku, a Cleveland electrician, seemed slim when he decided to file such a suit last year. Or even slimmer, considering the defendant. His wife, he said, had been stolen away from him by a church. The whole thing continued to appear exceptionally ludicrous, in fact, right up until last week when an Akron jury ordered various representatives of...