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Elon Law Review announces Volume 11 editorial board

Thirteen of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

Elon Law scholar contributes to NPR report on Facebook

Associate Professor David S. Levine was interviewed on Halloween for a National Public Radio "Marketplace" segment on the difficulty of policing political content on Facebook and Twitter.

Princeton Review names Elon Law among 'best law schools'

In its 2018 edition of "The Best 169 Law Schools,” the influential college guide also listed Elon Law among the top 10 schools in terms of the number of hours that students report studying outside of class and the level of ambition among students at the school.

Elon Law Review symposium shines light on many roles of mediation

The annual event at Elon University School of Law in downtown Greensboro welcomed national leaders in alternative dispute resolution and featured keynote remarks on fostering the physical and emotional safety of clients.

For Elon Law students, real-time study of workers compensation law

The North Carolina Industrial Commission heard appeals in three cases on Oct. 25, 2017, in the law school's Robert E. Long Courtroom.

Elon Law scholar elected to The American Law Institute

Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and an associate professor of law, is the fourth member of the Elon University School of Law faculty elevated to the ranks of the nation’s premier organization for the advancement of legal scholarship.

N.C. Supreme Court justice: 'Always an opportunity to learn'

In remarks at a Saturday evening banquet, the Hon. Barbara Jackson encouraged participants of Elon Law’s Eighth Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition to find mentors and to understand the importance of lifelong learning.

Elon Law scholar offers insights during Capitol Tonight segment

Associate Dean Enrique Armijo joined in a discussion for the statewide Spectrum News politics program about the most recent conflict between President Donald Trump and the media. 

Elon Law to offer special scholarships for Peace Corps volunteers

The Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program will provide financial aid and public interest residency-in-practice placements to as many as two returning Peace Corps volunteers who enroll at Elon Law each year beginning in 2018.

Elon Law students honored by regional legal group

The Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers awarded scholarships this fall to Areion Gamble, Nicole Opata and Charles Sexton for their achievements in law school and "characteristics that indicate their future success as attorneys."

Elon Law student selected for First Liberty Fellowship program

Mia Faith Chamberlain, a Leadership Fellow with a passion "to advocate and defend religious freedom for all," will spend a week this fall in Washington, D.C., to network with professionals involved in protecting religious freedom in the United States.

'A visionary who is hard-working, creative and strategic'

Students, faculty and staff shared their reactions to learning Monday that Dr. Connie Ledoux Book will serve as Elon University’s ninth president.

Connie Ledoux Book elected ninth president of Elon University

Constance “Connie” Ledoux Book, provost of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and former Elon University faculty member and administrative leader, has been elected the university’s ninth president.

The National Jurist/preLaw Magazine: Elon Law among '20 Most Innovative Law Schools'

Praised for its Residency-in-Practice Program, Elon Law was featured in a back-to-school issue cover story about law schools "on the cutting edge when it comes to preparing students for the future."

Elon Law scholar: Improve the law to support clean energy

"Solar Financing in North Carolina: The Untapped Potential of Power Purchase Agreements" by Associate Professor Andy Haile was published in the most recent issue of the North Carolina Law Review.

Students & graduates connect at inaugural Alumni Employer Fair

Supported by a gift from the Class of May 2017, the networking event in Cemala Commons allowed Elon Law students to learn more about the types of careers enjoyed by law school alumni.

Elon Law instructor shares insights on public record requests

Elliot Engstrom, a Legal Method & Communication Fellow, recently delivered a presentation to attorneys and legal observers on North Carolina's public record statutes and case law, arguing that the state needs a better approach to ensuring government transparency.

Elon Law alum appointed to ABA advisory group

David L. Morrow II ’07 L’10, special adviser to the president and assistant chief of staff at Elon University, recently joined the American Bar Association’s Advisory Commission for the Division for Public Education.

Elon Law supports 4th Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit

Several students and the law school’s senior associate dean for admissions took part in programs organized over two days in Greensboro, North Carolina, at N.C. A&T State University and Bennett College.

Elon Law honors N.C. Court of Appeals judge

The Hon. Robert N. Hunter Jr., a Greensboro native highly respected by attorneys across North Carolina for his service to the state, received Elon Law's 2017 Leadership in the Law Award.

'Best friends' win Elon Law's 2017 intramural moot court competition

Anthony DeLucia and Charles Draeger from the Class of 2018 took top prize in a contest that challenged students to argue the constitutional implications of criminal charges related to a fictional traffic stop.

Elon Law Leadership Fellows organize workshop on inclusivity, implicit bias & dialogue

Samantha Mungro and Andreas Mosby, who graduate in December, planned a morning program this fall for students in Elon Law’s Class of 2019 who will work with classmates and clients of all backgrounds in the years ahead.

Elon Law scholar co-authors article on the future of legal education

"The Double Life of Law Schools" by Elon Law Professor Steve Friedland and Ian Holloway of the University of Calgary will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Case Western Reserve Law Review.

N.C. media cite Elon Law expert in coverage of DACA

Assistant Professor Heather Scavone, director of Elon Law's Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic, shared insights with news outlets on Sept. 5, 2017, that covered changes to the immigration policy known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.   

Summer internship offers glimpse of legal needs in Miami

Daniel McCain in the Class of 2018 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

A duty to their clients, profession & public

In Elon Law's 2017 Convocation and Call to Honor, a retired judge from the North Carolina Court of Appeals shared how new students will soon need to balance the competing demands lawyers often face.

At the SEC, helping to safeguard investors

Jessica Chong in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

First steps toward careers in the law

Members of the Class of 2019 embark on their legal studies this fall as Elon Law completes its transition to an experiential curriculum unique in American legal education. 

A calling to protect victims of domestic violence

Samantha Mungro in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession

Carving a path to corporate law via the IRS

Andreas Mosby in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

When learning the law helps to craft law

Maxwell Baker in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

N.C.'s top jurist to deliver Elon Law Commencement address

Students in the Class of December 2017 will celebrate the completion of their legal education with a ceremony highlighted by remarks from Chief Justice Mark Martin of the Supreme Court of North Carolina.

Elon Law welcomes new LMC Fellows for 2017-19

Drew Simshaw and Heather Gram join the law school’s Legal Method & Communication Program on a two-year fellowship to teach legal writing to incoming students.

Public Defender's Office helps hone legal interviewing skills

Catherine Bryant in the Class of 2018 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

Protecting the environment with the EPA

Janelle Wendorf in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

Experiential learning at the intersection of law and sports

Gabe Mirabelli in the Class of December 2017 is the latest to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession.

Honing research skills with the N.C. Court of Appeals

Brittany Hart in the Class of December 2017 is the second to be featured in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession. 

A deeper dive into the use of trade secrecy and startups

In a June seminar in Australia, Elon Law’s David S. Levine shared preliminary results of an empirical study assessing when and why software and biotechnology startups now use secrecy laws – rather than filing for patents or copyrights – to protect their intellectual property.

Learning the law with the Georgia Public Defender Council Appellate Division

Aarin Miles in the Class of December 2017 is the first to be featured this season in a series of profiles on Elon Law students whose summer internships offer them new insights and knowledge into the legal profession. 

Hands-on legal learning in Haiti

An Elon Law professor and five students joined a delegation from the North Carolina Bar Association on a recent visit to the Caribbean nation to learn more about the opportunities and challenges there of building a vibrant economy.

Summer employment enhances Elon Law student learning

New York City. Washington. Boston. Raleigh. Charlotte. Elon Law students are excelling in legal internships coast-to-coast this summer with law firms, government offices, nonprofits and corporations that match their professional interests.

Elon Law alum elected to NCBA Board of Governors

Damon Duncan ’06 L’09, who graduated from Elon University with a degree in communications before attending law school, becomes the first Elon Law alumnus to serve in such a leadership capacity for the North Carolina Bar Association.

Elon Law student receives NCAWA scholarship

The North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys recognized Katherine Bordwine L’18 with an annual award named in honor of retired North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Sarah Parker.

Elon Law names new director of first-year legal writing program

Professor Sue Liemer served from 1998-2000 as president of the Association of Legal Writing Directors and served a four-year term on the Board of Directors of the Legal Writing Institute.

Elon Law professor's article selected for popular legal textbook

Associate Dean Enrique Armijo’s legal critique of the "ample alternative channels of communication" principle will be featured in the next edition of an annual guide frequently cited by First Amendment scholars and attorneys.

In praise of an Elon Law mentor

To honor a local attorney's unwavering support of her legal studies, student Wendy Smith made a gift to Elon Law that was celebrated June 7 with the unveiling of a plaque recognizing G. Steve Crihfield for his commitment to encouraging students who are pursuing a career in law.

Elon Law honors student achievement with special dinner

Students in the Class of 2018 who excelled during their first year at Elon Law were recognized June 1 at a Starmount Country Club dinner featuring remarks from alumna Chelsea Anderson '10 L'13.

FOX 8 features Elon Law professor studying innovation in legal education

Steve Friedland, associate dean for innovation in engaged learning in law, spoke with veteran journalist Bob Buckley of "The Buckley Report" about ongoing research at Elon Law focused on improvements to legal education. 

Ragan Riddle L'17 honored with Elon Law's top leadership award

Bestowed at Commencement, the David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism recognizes graduating students in each class who embody the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

Elon Law graduates challenged to 'be fearless'

Students in the Class of May 2017 received their degrees in an Alumni Gym ceremony highlighted by remarks from Robert J. Grey Jr., a former president of the American Bar Association who implored the group to "guard against injustice."