Mirror of Justice

A blog dedicated to the development of Catholic legal theory.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Plight of the Agunot and a new decision in Connecticut

"For the first time, a state court has affirmed the constitutionality of a Modern Orthodox-sponsored prenuptial agreement meant to protect agunot — Jewish women “chained” by husbands who refuse to grant them a religious divorce."

Read more: http://forward.com/articles/170721/in-victory-for-chained-wives-court-upholds-o/?p=all#ixzz2Or4t6b3H

I note that the piece quotes Prof. Michael Helfand (Pepperdine), one of the most interesting church-state legal scholars around. 

https://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2013/03/the-plight-of-the-agunot-and-a-new-decision-in-connecticut.html

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