Even if women dont make differences in decision making their presence in

Even if women dont make differences in decision

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* Even if women don’t make differences in decision making, their presencein courtroom means will challenge women’s position in society/as decision makers & normalize themCase of Rosa Becker: Winning can still be losing -Lived/worked with husband, Lofar. He breaks up with her but everything is in his name, wanted to challenge it-Court proceeded, Becker argues & wins (Court believe she was owed for shared property) – major victory for women’s groups -But Lofar wasn’t giving anything to her & transferred his assets to his new gf-Processes kept getting delayed, court wouldn’t intervene-Becker kills herself, blames CJS for it -Case changed how matrimonial property is divided across common law37
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