Community Property Lecture by Janet Mary Riley, 1975

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Title

Community Property Lecture by Janet Mary Riley, 1975

Subject

Riley, Janet Mary
Property Law
Louisiana Law

Description

Janet Mary Riley campaigned for change in the Community Property Law of Louisiana, speaking to women’s groups, presenting at conferences, and literally wrote the casebook on the subject.
The “Head and Master” rule within Louisiana’s Civil Code gave the husband sole control over community property or, everything a husband and wife acquired while together. Janet Mary Riley spearheaded the cause to change the code for equal management and division for both partners

Creator

Riley, Janet Mary

Source

Publisher

Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)

Date

1975

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Original Format

paper

Files

UP010443.jpg

Citation

Riley, Janet Mary, “Community Property Lecture by Janet Mary Riley, 1975,” Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, accessed December 11, 2019, https://loynosca.omeka.net/items/show/14.