Announcing a groundbreaking new model of legal education

Elon Law launches a fully redesigned curriculum in fall 2015, better positioning students to excel in the rapidly evolving legal profession.

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Nationally prominent lawyer Robert J. Grey, Jr.

Robert J. Grey, Jr. to students, be guardians of the Constitution, trustees of justice

Delivering the Call to Honor at Elon Law’s new student convocation, nationally prominent lawyer Robert J. Grey, Jr. underscored the importance of law to democracy and justice to the United States.

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Luke Bierman, Dean and Professor of Law, Elon Law

Welcome Dean Bierman!

Luke Bierman, a national leader in experiential legal education and a highly accomplished attorney, scholar and teacher, became dean of Elon Law on June 1.

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The Elon Law Difference

Elon offers students an innovative program of legal education, with a nationally recognized preceptor program in which attorneys mentor law students, a comprehensive leadership program, an emphasis on hands-on learning and skills development, and an integrated approach to career and professional development, all in a personalized, supportive learning environment. Learn more

Seven Elon Law alumni whp provide insights for a 2013 alumni report

Alumni highlight strengths of Elon Law

Seven Elon Law alumni who are excelling as attorneys in law and consulting firms, corporations and government agencies offer reflections on valuable aspects of their legal education.

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Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel with law student

Scholarship with impact

Law scholars at Elon recently have represented the U.S. at international meetings and produced scholarship that informs regional, national and international policy debates.

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News

Elon Law partners with Meredith College for pathway program

Under a new agreement, exceptionally qualified students attending Meredith College in Raleigh will be able to earn their undergraduate and law degrees in five and a half years.

Elon Law professor awarded 2019 Legal Writing Scholarship Grant

Assistant Professor Tiffany Atkins L'11 received funding to research how young law students’ beliefs on social justice and equality, fiscal conservatism, and a desire to make a difference will change the landscape of legal education.

Elon Law professor talks gerrymandering in media reports

Professor and Senior Scholar Steve Friedland spoke with WGHP FOX 8 and WXII12 about the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that keeps federal courts out of legislative redistricting based on partisanship.

Elon Law scholar co-authors textbook on information law

Associate Professor David S. Levine's "Information Law, Governance, and Cybersecurity," written with Sharon K. Sandeen of Mitchell Hamline School of Law, is the first textbook of its kind to suggest a holistic approach for attorneys handling questions related to privacy, data breaches, government transparency and more.

Elon Law to assist with 'People Not Property' project

Students can now complete pro bono hours by transcribing pre-Civil War bills of sale for people once enslaved in Guilford County, part of a broader effort to create a searchable database of digitized records tied to North Carolina's history of slavery.

Elon scholars: 'Judge shopping' in sex discrimination cases may be for naught

New research by Catherine Dunham and Chris Leupold finds that neither a federal judge's gender, race, nor political appointment appears to impact his or her approach to evaluating Title VII lawsuits. Age? That's (possibly) an issue.

Joining the legal profession 'with some of my closest friends'

Elon Law helped support a Greensboro Bar Association springtime swearing-in ceremony for newly licensed attorneys, most of whom were December graduates of the law school’s 2.5-year program centered on learning by doing.

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Events

Former prosecutor to deliver Elon Law Distinguished Leadership Lecture

Preet Bharara served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan where he prosecuted terrorists, drug cartels, arms traffickers, money launderers, insider traders, and corrupt public officials. He visits October 10 for a talk at the Carolina Theatre.

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