Academics News Archive

Elon Law announces newest Moot Court Board

Twenty-six students will help guide the school's Moot Court Program by participating in upcoming national contests and by coordinating Elon Law's own national moot court competition in April 2017.

3L: Short Spring Session Begin - April 3

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

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

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

1L/2L: Spring Session Begin - April 3

Good Friday Holiday (No Classes) - April 14

Memorial Day Holiday (No Classes) - May 29

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

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

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

3L: Spring Session Exams Begin - March 18

3L: Spring Session Exams End - March 26

Spring Break (No Classes): March 27 - April 2

3L: Last Day of Spring Session - March 15

3L: Spring Session Reading Days - March 16-17

3L: Spring Session Begins - Jan. 4

1L/2L: Winter Session Final Exams Begin - March 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No Classes - Jan. 16

1L/2L: Last Day of Winter Session - March 15

2L: Optional December Session Begins - Dec. 7

2L: Optional December Session Ends - Dec. 20

1L/2L Winter Session Begins - Jan. 4

3L: Optional Winter Session Begins - Dec. 7

3L: Optional Winter Session Ends - Dec. 20

1L: Fall Session Final Exams Begin - Dec. 7

1L: Fall Session Final Exams End - Dec. 13

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

1L: Last Day of Fall Session - Dec. 2

1L: Fall Session Reading Days - Dec. 3-6

2L/3L: Fall Session Reading Days - Nov. 26 - 27

2L/3L: Fall Session Final Exams Begin - Nov. 28

2L/3L - Fall Session Final Exams End - Dec. 6

Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes - Nov. 22-25

2L/3L: Last Day of Fall Session - Nov. 21

1L/2L: Winter Session Final Exam Reading Days - March 16 - 17

1L/2L: Winter Session Final Exams End - March 26

Chris Leupold presents on Elon Law's experiential curriculum

The school's Faculty Leadership Fellow shared with national leaders in engaged learning about Elon Law's Leadership Fellows Program and the way experiential education is integrated into the classroom.

Elon Law Review publishes new volume

The Elon Law Review's latest volume includes articles examining the dissent in the Supreme Court's historic Obergefell v. Hodges decision,  the reasoning of a U.S. Court of Appeals in a book banning case and the lack of clarity in parts of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Court of Appeals hears cases at Elon Law

Elon Law welcomed North Carolina Court of Appeals Judges Rick Elmore, Lucy Inman and J. Douglass McCullough on March 9 as they presided over cases in Elon’s Robert E. Long Courtroom and met with law students following Court proceedings.

Elon Law Review symposium explores technology, cybersecurity & the Fourth Amendment

The Elon Law Review's March 4 symposium enabled law scholars and international business and nonprofit leaders to probe the implications of corporate and government use of consumer and citizen data on privacy laws, as well as how the Fourth Amendment functions in the twenty first century and how it should function in the future.

New Elon Law Lab enables first-year students to learn by doing

First-year Elon Law students, in their second trimester of study, are immersed in simulated law practice experience through the school’s new Criminal Law Lab.

Elon Law Review announces March 4 symposium on Technology, Cybersecurity & the Fourth Amendment 
Join the editors of the Elon Law Review for a Friday, March 4, 2016 symposium titled “Body Cameras, Big Data, and Privacy: Twenty First Century Technology, Cybersecurity and the Fourth Amendment.”


Leading corporate counsel share insights at Elon Law

Elon Law and North Carolina Lawyers Weekly hosted a Feb. 11 forum for attorneys and law students to learn more about the practices of general counsel in national and international businesses.

Adam Liptak at Elon Law: Supreme Court’s partisan divide historic
The New York Times Supreme Court Correspondent told a February 9 public audience at Elon Law that a single change in the composition of the U.S. Supreme Court could change the fabric of American life.


Elon Law and MBA students engage Shanghai and Hong Kong

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in China through a collaborative international business course.

Elevating entrepreneurs at Elon Law

Warren Berry is looking to wean society off fossil fuels and combat climate change. And in doing so, he enlisted the help of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Clinic at Elon Law.

Elon Law students take on real-world problem solving

Elon Law’s second-year law students recently helped three nonprofit organizations with legal matters involving urban development, alternative transportation and organizational management.  

Mo Green at Elon Law: Education is the civil rights issue of our time

Delivering the keynote address at Elon Law’s eighth annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. forum, Guilford County Schools Superintendent Maurice “Mo” Green urged greater engagement by communities and future lawyers to strengthen educational systems and expressed excitement about Elon Law’s role in Guilford County’s Say Yes to Education partnership.

A voice for children in the high courts

Elon Law’s newest clinic empowers law students to protect and promote the best interests of abused and neglected children while gaining valuable advocacy skills at the appellate level of the North Carolina court system.