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In one jurisdiction Attiga saw more women judges than there are in her whole country. Even more impressive to her, some had been judges for almost 30 years. By contrast, Jordan appointed its first woman judge seven or eight years ago. There are now five or six, said Attiga. "It's not easy to become a judge in my country," she noted. "(But) in Jordan we're doing well compared to other Arab countries."

Knoll hopes to reprise the program, which drew enthusiastic support from the 15 to 20 faculty members who participated. "We had no idea what to expect," said Knoll. "My colleagues came out quite excited after teaching their courses."
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