- Designed to engaged students throughout all three years of instruction using the best practices of leadership education to enhance legal education
- Emphasis on total student development, exceptional legal knowledge and skills, engaged learning, leadership and civic involvement
- Small school, emphasizing close relationships among students and faculty
- Outstanding faculty members recruited nationwide for their exceptional abilities, values and commitment to the vision of the school
- Top students recruited for their demonstrated aptitude, achievement and interest in civic engagement and leadership
- Access to learning opportunities through experiences with the area’s leading law firms, federal and state courts, businesses, government agencies and nonprofit organizations
- Winter Term opportunities for leadership studies, innovative courses, and community involvement
- Elon brings legal and medical communities together for interdisciplinary dialogue
Elon University’s schools of law and health sciences hosted a forum about the intricacies of determining individual “capacity” in legal and medical contexts.
- Elon Law establishes business clinic and new externship programs
The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Clinic, In-House Counsel Externship Program and Semester-in-Practice Externship Program add to the law school's array of hands-on learning opportunities.
- Latest edition of the Elon Law Review focuses on war crimes, human rights and immigration
Volume five, Number 2 of the Elon Law Review includes articles examining humanitarian law in Sri Lanka, genocide in Srebrenica, the interplay between corruption and human rights violations, and issues in U.S. immigration law with regard to domestic violence and sexual orientation. Remarks from Angolan human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais are featured.
- Elon Law Review symposium examines impacts of Supreme Court decisions regarding definition of marriage
On November 1, law scholars from across the country participated in an Elon Law Review symposium titled, “The Implications of United States v. Windsor and Hollingsworth v. Perry for Family Law, Constitutional Law, Tax Law, and Society.”
- Elon establishes JD/MBA program
Elon University School of Law and the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University have established a four-year JD/MBA program. The JD/MBA program gives students the opportunity to earn both their juris doctor and master of business administration degrees in less time, and at a lower cost, than if both degrees were pursued separately.
- Elon Law Review publishes issue on civil rights lawyer Albion Tourgée
Volume 5, Issue 1 of the Elon Law Review examines the life, views and impacts of Albion Tourgée, the lead attorney for Homer Plessy in the historic United States Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).
- Elon Law hosts third annual Immigration Law Seminar
The forum included presentations by nationally prominent scholars and practitioners of immigration law, covering topics such as gender-based asylum and the impact on immigrants of the recent U.S. Supreme Court term.
- Elon Law hosts entrepreneurial business forum
Elon Law hosted a Triad StartUp Lab forum on August 21 featuring presentations from Bioadhesive Alliance Inc., Blue Atom Technologies, Inc., CTASIT, GiftMaki, Qponsr LLC and Traverse Trainer.
- Elon Law receives national award for leadership program
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Professionalism has recognized Elon University School of Law’s Leadership Program with the leading national award recognizing excellence in legal professionalism programming.
- Elon Law’s Leadership Program selected for national award
The Leadership Program at Elon University School of Law has been named a 2013 recipient of the American Bar Association’s E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award.