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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News

Elon Law pays tribute to Faith Rivers James

The longtime associate dean for experiential education and leadership stepped down from Elon Law in January after joining The Citadel in South Carolina as assistant provost for leadership and department head of Leadership Studies.

Elon Law scholar: 'Selective' conscientious objection might now be legal

An article by Associate Professor Andy Haile in a forthcoming issue of the University of Richmond Law Review points to the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act as a possible defense for conscientious objectors who refuse to serve in some, but not all, wars.

Schedule of events for Elon Law's 2018 Diversity Week

Several student groups have organized programs from Feb. 19-24 to showcase the impact and importance of diversity in the legal profession.

Elon Law elects Student Bar Association leaders

The executive board and class representatives will help lead a governing body that serves as the umbrella organization for other law school organizations and committees.

Elon Law librarian selected for national leadership program

Abby Deese, a reference librarian at Elon University School of Law, travels to Illinois in April for professional development and networking opportunities at the 2018 American Association of Law Librarians Leadership Academy.

Professors: With #MeToo movement, a need for more than legal protections

Elon Law scholars Catherine Dunham and David Levine believe it will take the courage of young people to speak out against demeaning comments by their peers and colleagues to fully attack sexual harrassment in the workplace.

Elon Law announces staff promotions in career services office

Melissa Duncan '06 L'09, Jennifer Gibert Mencarini, and Aisa Turman have assumed new titles and roles in the Office of Career & Student Development.

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Events

'Pipeline to the Legal Profession' in Greensboro for college students - Feb. 24

Register before February 19 for a program that will include a mock class, tips for getting into and succeeding in law school, and the opportunity to learn from and interact with current law students, law professors, and practicing attorneys.

Elon Law alum to lead race-equity discussion - March 29

Ricky Watson Jr. L'11, co-director of the Youth Justice Project at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, returns this spring to his alma mater's main campus in Alamance County for a conversation about the law, the school-to-prison pipeline, and improving educational outcomes for youth of color.

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