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 alumni award winners to be honored April 22

The Elon Law Alumni Association will recognize Kristin Thompson Seum '10 L'13, Jim Grant L’12, Adrianne Edmonds Poe L'11 and Angelique Ryan L'16 for contributions to their professions, their communities, and their alma mater during Elon Law Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Retired U.S. senator: Lower taxes, fewer federal regulations will help America

In her visit to Elon Law for a Distinguished Leadership Lecture, Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas called for renewed pride in the United States as part of a larger strategy to address social and economic woes that have led to today's political climate.

Federal judge: 'Don't sacrifice your integrity'

For the Hon. Albert Diaz, who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the best lawyers know how to write concise briefs, keep their arguments simple and - as he explained at an awards banquet for Elon Law’s Seventh Annual Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition - don’t take themselves too seriously.

Elon Law hosts N.C. Court of Appeals for court hearings

Judges heard two appellate cases in the law school's courtroom on March 7, 2017, before taking part in a Q&A with students. 

Elon Law honored for student pro bono work

The North Carolina Bar Association’s 2017 Law Student Group Pro Bono Award recognizes efforts at Elon Law to help regional attorneys who represent asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their home countries.

National coverage of N.C. bathroom law includes insights of Elon Law professor

The March 31 article by a reporter in McClatchy's Washington D.C. bureau was featured by more than two dozen of the media company's news outlets around the country. 

The Conversation: Was Chuck Berry the lone genius he's made out to be?

Tim McFarlin, a Legal Method and Communication Fellow at Elon University School of Law, writes about the dispute over the role Berry's longtime piano player had in crafting some of the star's biggest hits.  

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Events

Celebration of the life of Elon Law's Mike Rich - April 25

Elon Law students, alumni, faculty and staff will gather in the law library on Tuesday, April 25, at 5:30 p.m. to reflect on the legacy of a beloved professor and colleague who died in December.

3L: Last Day of Short Spring Session - May 8

3L: Short Spring Session Reading Days - May 9-10

3L: Short Spring Session Final Exams - May 11-13

Former ABA president to deliver Elon Law Commencement address

Virginia attorney Robert J. Grey Jr. will offer wisdom to graduates on May 20, 2017, in Elon Law’s final springtime Commencement as the school fully transitions to its new 2.5-year curriculum.

Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) - May 29

1L/2L: Last Day of Spring Session - June 9

1L/2L: Spring Session Reading Days - June 10-11

1L/2L: Spring Session Final Exams Begin - June 12

1L/2L: Spring Session Final Exams End - June 18

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