Women’s rights in the Louisiana Matrimonial Regime, 1976

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Title

Women’s rights in the Louisiana Matrimonial Regime, 1976

Subject

Riley, Janet Mary
Louisiana Law
Louisiana Matrimonial Regime
Women's rights
Women
Property Law

Description

Article by Janet Mary Riley, reprinted from Tulane Law Review, acting as a call to action on part of the Louisiana Legistator for equality amoung the sexes. Riley is especially concerened with the "Head and Master" rule and Louisiana's legislation in relation to other states and nations.
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

Tulane Law Review
Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)

Date

1976-03

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Article
Paper

Files

JMR_Women'sRightsInTheLouisianaMatrimonialRegime.pdf

Citation

Riley, Janet Mary, “Women’s rights in the Louisiana Matrimonial Regime, 1976,” Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, accessed December 11, 2019, https://loynosca.omeka.net/items/show/15.