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The Law on Establishment of a Law School in Iceland (Lov om Oprettelse af en Lovskole i Island)(Nr. 6 Lov af 4de Marts 1904). Photo by Donna Sokol.

115 Years of Legal Education in Iceland

Posted by: Elin Hofverberg

One hundred and fifteen years ago today, on March 4, 1904, the Danish King Christian IX (the “parent-in-law of Europe”) signed a law to establish an Icelandic Law School in Reykjavik. The law was signed after Iceland gained home rule in 1904 and before it gained its independence in 1944 and can be seen as …