Penrose speaks on same-sex marriage and divorce at AALS workshop

June 4, 2014

Texas A&M School of Law Professor Meg PenroseTexas A&M University School of Law Professor Mary Margaret “Meg” Penrose attended the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Workshop on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in Washington D.C., June 5-7. As an invited panelist, she discussed Family Formation and Divorce, as well as Marriage and Fundamental Right to Divorce. The event is part of the AALS mid-year meeting.

Penrose spoke on the issue of divorce as it relates to same-sex marriage. This workshop was attended by AALS section members and teachers of civil rights, critical race theory, feminist legal theory, family law, human rights, juvenile law, and women and the law.

In addition to her work with AALS, Professor Penrose is also a leader in the classroom, courtroom, and community. 

About the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

AALS logoTexas A&M University School of Law is a member of AALS, a non-profit educational association of 176 law schools representing over 10,000 law faculty in the United States. The AALS is legal education’s principal representative to the federal government and to other national higher education organizations and learned societies. The purpose of the Association is “the improvement of the legal profession through legal education.”