Committed to teaching, scholarship & service
Student life at Elon Law is enriched through a close association with faculty who provide a global perspective and a commitment to innovative teaching, scholarship and service. Members of the faculty are renowned experts in legal education, having authored numerous books, articles and presentations for national and international conferences aimed at improving teaching and learning in law schools. They are at the forefront of Elon’s mission to create a national model of engaged learning in legal education. In addition, the law school has actively recruited international law scholars who bring broad research and experiential credentials. Faculty members also are involved in an array of public service activities, sharing the view that service is an important professional obligation and a fundamental part of the ethos of Elon Law. Faculty members are actively engaged in scholarship addressing many of the nation’s and the world’s most pressing challenges.
- Elon Law professor and two alumni among North Carolina Bar Association Leadership Academy graduates
Christopher Anglin L’11, Mital Patel L’09 and Elon Law Professor Hannah Vaughan, director of the law school’s Elder Law Clinic, were among 16 attorneys recognized in June for completion of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Leadership Academy.
- David Levine questions “right to be forgotten” in Slate
In a July 22 Slate column, Elon Law Professor David S. Levine calls for deeper consideration of a new online "right to be forgotten" articulated by a European Union court in May.
- Enrique Armijo named an Affiliated Fellow at Yale Law center
Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo has accepted an invitation to become an Affiliated Fellow with the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.
- Scott Gaylord represents N.C. legislature in petition to U.S. Supreme Court
Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord was retained by the North Carolina House and Senate, through the legislature’s Speaker and President Pro Tem, to represent the State in its efforts to get the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that prohibits North Carolina from issuing “Choose Life” specialty license plates.
- David Levine selected as a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton
Elon Law Professor David S. Levine, an affiliate scholar at Stanford Law School’s Center for Internet and Society, has accepted a position as a Visiting Research Collaborator at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy for 2014-15.
- Howard Katz engages history, Constitution and future of legal education
Elon Law Professor Howard Katz was one of 25 professors and the only full-time law faculty member to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities (NIH) program on Westward Expansion and the Constitution in the Early American republic. He was also selected as one of 22 law professors and deans to participate in a Wolters Kluwer conference on the future of legal education.
- Enrique Armijo engages FCC urging First Amendment rights for users of government-run online networks
Drawing from his scholarship about the application of the First Amendment to new technologies, Elon Law Professor Enrique Armijo submitted a July 9 filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) net neutrality proceeding.
- NC Lawyers Weekly article on experiential education features insights of Elon Law leaders
A July 7 North Carolina Lawyers Weekly cover story about the rise of experiential education in law features insights from Elon Law Dean Luke Bierman and Professor Jim Exum.
- Elon Law faculty advance scholarship and service with real-world implications
Law professors at Elon recently have published scholarship and engaged in service at regional, national and international levels. Explore highlights of their work in this article.
- Hannah Vaughan featured on WGHP Fox 8 News
Elon Law Practitioner-in-Residence Hannah Vaughan offered analysis for WGHP's Successful Aging Series to address legal questions pertaining to Health Care Power of Attorney and Living Wills.