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.
- In My Words: The con game of a constitutional amendment on taxes
Newspapers across North Carolina recently featured a guest column by Elon Law Associate Professor Andy Haile, who expressed legal and public policy concerns about a proposed amendment to the state constitution.
- 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.
- Scott Gaylord interviewed on Georgia Public Broadcasting
The professor of law discussed "the history of states’ rights and how the balance of power has evolved over the years."
- Michael Rich discusses police body cameras with Pacific Standard
Elon Law's Maurice Jennings Emerging Scholar offered a legal analysis of an ongoing public policy debate for an award-winning magazine dedicated to "forward-looking changes to private behavior and public policy."
- Enrique Armijo featured in Law360 story on ESPN lawsuit
The associate professor and associate dean of Elon University School of Law shared analysis of a lawsuit filed against the sports broadcasting giant for publishing photos of an NFL player's injured hands.
- Luke Bierman featured on Oklahoma Legal Group blog
The dean of Elon Law answered questions from Oklahoma attorney Adam Banner about the biggest challenges facing law students, the evolution of American legal education, and the way technology will impact criminal defense, among other topics.
- Dave Levine contributes to new legal guidebook
"Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Climate Change" includes a chapter co-authored by the Elon Law associate professor along with a colleague from Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
- Michael Rich speaks at Penn Law symposium
Elon Law's Maurice Jennings Emerging Scholar took part in a May 12-13, 2016, program focused on the way technology is changing the administration of justice.
- Elon Law dean published in Wall Street Journal
Luke Bierman's analysis of the Supreme Court on May 14, 2016, shows that today's political stalemate over the Merrick Garland nomination is outside the norm in American history.
- Elon Law faculty featured in USA TODAY
Professor Scott W. Gaylord and Associate Professor Tom Molony authored a column in which they argue the U.S. Department of Justice would overstep its bounds by withholding funds from states whose laws on bathroom use don't align with the DOJ's interpretation of federal policies.