Mary Margaret Penrose

Professor of Law in Fort Worth, Texas

Mary Margaret Penrose

Professor of Law in Fort Worth, Texas

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An accomplished Title IX and civil rights attorney, Mary Margaret (Meg) Penrose holds a juris doctorate from Pepperdine University, where she served as Managing Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review and as a volunteer attorney with the Homeless Advocacy Project. She subsequently earned a master of laws, LL.M., with a concentration in international human rights from the University of Notre Dame Law School. While practicing law throughout the 1990s, Mary Margaret Penrose provided pro bono representation in a range of Title IX issues and school disciplinary proceedings.

In addition to her experience as an educator and a practicing attorney, Meg Penrose has coauthored two textbooks and published multiple scholarly articles, book chapters, book reviews, essays, and editorials. Her work has appeared in a range of journals including the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and the John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law. Her scholarship is available at

http://ssrn.com/author=1699050. USA Today has also featured her in multiple news stories. During the Boston Marathon bomber trial, CNN's Anderson Cooper turned to her for expert legal commentary.

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  • Work
    • Texas A&M University
  • Education
    • University of Texas at Arlington
    • Pepperdine University
    • Notre Dame Law School