Gender Bias Persists In Courts


by: Mace H. Greenfield

The August 2002 article in Newsday, “Gender Bias Found to Persist in Courts,” by Robin Topping, was interesting, but misleading. Gender bias does persist in the Courts, but not against women, against men. The studies are based on interviews of women and women advocates, who have self-serving agendas. The Courts always immediately order a man to pay child support when the woman has the child(ren), but usually delays in ordering a woman to pay child support if the man has custody, and often pressures the man to waive child support regardless of how much money the woman earns. Read more