Law professor discusses Iceland's constitution

Posted by Tyra Kelly on Oct 4, 2018 3:58:12 PM

Meg Penrose-1Texas A&M University School of Law Professor Meg Penrose visited the University of Iceland and served on a panel with a member of Parliament.  The panel discussed the excitement about Iceland’s pending constitution, which was drafted by a 25-person constitutional council composed of Icelandic citizens.

This conference follows Penrose's participation as one of several co-authors on the Icelandic Federalist Papers that encourages Iceland citizens (much like the U.S. Federalist Papers) to adopt the pending constitution.

Penrose wrote essays on the importance of an independent judiciary and constitutional amendment process. Click the links below to read more: The Icelandic Federalist PapersThe Icelandic Federalist Papers History & Biography.

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