Plus ca change. . . .
Posted by Ken on April 22, 1998 at 07:55:01:
In response to Napoleonic Code, written by Laura W on April 21, 1998 at 11:41:09
] What sorts of legal rights did the Napoleonic Code grant to women? As recently as five years ago, a woman in Louisiana (U.S. state with most of its laws rooted in Napoleonic Code) couldn't get her refrigerator repaired without her husband's signature.
Yes, but before the Napoleonic Code, she wouldn't have been able to get her refrigerator repaired without her husband's signature either! (-;
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