Academics News Archive

Elon Law announces new Moot Court Board members

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

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

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

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. 

Elon Law students reunite war torn family

Elon Law students succeeded in advocacy that led to the reunification of a family separated for more than five years by war in Darfur, Sudan. 

Elon Law deepens communications faculty and programs

Three accomplished attorney educators join Elon Law's communications faculty, Dr. Julee Flood, Tim McFarlin and Cassandra Thomas Roberts, as the Law School broadly expands its extensive communication skills programs for students. 

Gov. Jennifer Granholm at Elon Law: Be obsessed about helping others

Delivering Elon Law's fall 2015 Distinguished Leadership Lecture presented by The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation on Sept. 14, former two-term Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm encouraged future leaders to find their passion and commit themselves fully to it.

Elon Law a hub of learning for entrepreneurs

Elon Law’s Entrepreneurship Speaker Series kicked off on Sept. 10, welcoming entrepreneurs, law students and others to an event entitled “How to Choose the Best Business Structure for Your Company.” Speakers included Elon Law Professor John Flynn, attorney Greg Chabon and law student Gonzalo Ventura. 

Chief Justices shed light on leadership at Elon Law

Speaking Sept. 1 with first-year law students, three former Chief Justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court, all founding Elon Law advisory board members, shared insights on judicial process, professionalism and leadership. 

Announcing new Entrepreneurship Speaker Series at Elon Law

Elon Law’s new Entrepreneurship Speaker Series is designed to inform entrepreneurs about legal matters involved with creating startups and growing small businesses. The series will feature accomplished attorneys and law scholars on topics including business structures, finance, tax law and intellectual property. 

Elon Law Review probes sports law and collegiate athletics

The latest edition of the Elon Law Review features scholarship on sports law and the evolving policies and regulations surrounding collegiate athletics. 

National leaders to speak at Elon Law

Elon Law’s Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series presented by The Joseph M. Bryan Foundation will feature two-term Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm, New York Times Supreme Court correspondent Adam Liptak and ESPN broadcaster and attorney Jay Bilas. 

Seminar is at the forefront of immigration law

Elon Law’s fifth annual Immigration Law Seminar featured nationally prominent lawyers, scholars and federal agency leaders exploring cutting-edge issues in immigration law. 

Attorney General Roy Cooper to Elon Law grads: cherish your moral compass

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper delivered the Elon University School of Law commencement address on May 23 before 79 members of the Class of 2015.

Business Law Journal addresses fee-shifting bylaws & Alibaba’s class action lawsuit

In new Elon Business Law Journal articles Kessler Topaz partner Lee Rudy shares insights on corporate fee-shifting bylaws, and the Journal’s editor-in-chief Timothy Prosky discusses Alibaba’s pending class action lawsuit.

Experience matters

In a newly published volume, the Elon Law Review features scholarship on experiential education emanating from a national symposium held at Elon Law in 2014.

Elon Law students create online business law journal

Elon University School of Law is pleased to announce the inaugural issue of the Elon Business Law Journal. The new online journal will publish content about current and significant developments in business law.

Elon Law and Vermont Law School announce JD/Master of Environmental Law & Policy dual-degree program

Elon University School of Law and Vermont Law School will offer a dual-degree program that enables students to earn two graduate degrees in two-and-a-half years, beginning in the fall of 2015. 

Elon Law forum examines race and the grand jury process

The forum continued a yearlong series of events and activities at Elon Law that have probed national concerns about police misconduct against minorities and the uneven application of law based on race.

Conference examines war crimes, human rights and immigration

Elon's Conference on International Law featured law, history and political science scholars, human rights advocates and practicing attorneys.