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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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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Scott Gaylord examines First Amendment rights regarding freedoms of speech and religion

The recent scholarship of Constitutional Law expert Scott Gaylord examines the scope of First Amendment speech and religious liberty under the Roberts Court.

Steve Friedland presents on innovation in legal education at Western Law

Elon Law professor Steve Friedland delivered a presentation titled "Redesigning Legal Education One Archetypal Structure at a Time," to the faculty of Western Law at The University of Western Ontario in Canada on March 3. Friedland directs the Center for Engaged Learning in the Law at Elon.

Steven Friedland develops experiential learning in the law school classroom

Professor of Law Steven Friedland is on a mission to boost experiential learning in law school classrooms through hands-on techniques like simulations, role-playing, small group problem solving and interactive workshops. His teaching “team” includes fingerprint experts, K-9 police officers and their dogs, prosecutors, defense attorneys and Elon Law graduates.

Scott Gaylord presents on constitutional law at Loyola University Chicago School of Law

At the Loyola University Chicago School of Law's Constitutional Law Colloquium, held November 5 and 6, Elon Law professor Scott Gaylord presented research analyzing recent U.S. Supreme Court cases related to the Establishment Clause in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Scott Gaylord engages landmark Supreme Court case

Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord has published scholarship, provided analysis for media outlets nationally and authored a friend of the court brief for the recently decided U.S. Supreme Court case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 

Faith Rivers James presents at annual symposia of the ABA Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law

On April 29, Elon Law professor Faith Rivers James presented a series of case law updates related to land use regulations, eminent domain, co-tenancy, and other property law matters, at the 22nd Annual Spring Symposia of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law, held in Washington, D.C.

David Levine presents on government trade secrecy at spring academic and professional forums

On May 6, Elon Law professor David Levine presented findings from his article, "The People's Trade Secrets?" at the spring meeting of the Carolina Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Association. In March, Levine discussed his research on the operation of intellectual property law at the intersection of technology and public life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, through the Mary Junck Research Colloquium series in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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