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.
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- Hearsay Culture celebrates 200th episode milestone
Hearsay Culture, the Stanford University radio show and podcast founded and hosted by Elon Law professor David S. Levine, celebrated its 200th show in January. Since its founding in 2006, the show has featured internationally prominent authors, scholars and thought leaders examining the relationship between technology, law and culture.
- “If only...”: Panel shares thoughts on future of black men in America
Six men representing law, education, medicine, ministry & the student perspective offered reflections Thursday about the challenges confronting African-American males in the United States.
- Luke Bierman named dean of Elon University School of Law
Elon University has named Luke Bierman, a highly accomplished attorney, legal scholar and teacher, and national leader in experiential legal education, to be the next dean of Elon University School of Law.
- Scott Gaylord examines Greece v. Galloway Supreme Court case in Constitution Center article
In Constitution Daily, the online content platform of the National Constitution Center, Elon Law Professor Scott Gaylord posits four reasons why the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in favor of Town of Greece in a legislative prayer case.
- David Levine leads national effort for transparency in Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations
By co-authoring a Nov. 14 intellectual property law scholars letter to President Obama and Congress, as well as a front page Dec. 6 column in the Los Angeles and San Francisco editions of the Daily Journal, California’s largest legal newspaper, Elon Law Professor David S. Levine continued to detail implications of secrecy in international law making.
- Henry Gabriel elected to third term on UNIDROIT governing council
With 63 member states, UNIDROIT seeks to harmonize law across the globe through international conventions and the production of model laws. Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel was the sole candidate from the United States, having been nominated to the governing council by the United States Department of State.
- North Carolina Lawyers Weekly spotlights Steve Friedland for being named one of the nation’s best law teachers
Elon Law Professor Steve Friedland, who was featured as one of the nation’s 26 best law teachers in a recent book, shares insights about effective teaching in the December 4 edition of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
- Patricia Perkins and Catherine Wasson present on the correlation between writing skills and law school success
Elon Law Professors Patricia C. Perkins and Catherine J. Wasson presented results of their preliminary research on the relationship between writing skills and law school success at the North and South Carolina Legal Writing and Research Colloquium, held at the University of South Carolina.
- Henry Gabriel publishes and presents on international commercial law
Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel recently presented at law schools in St. Louis, Japan and the United Kingdom, as well as publishing scholarship in the Journal of Arbitration Studies.
- Tom Molony presents at forum exploring Roe v. Wade at fortieth anniversary
Elon Law Professor Tom Molony presented at a Nov. 7-8 symposium of Washington and Lee University School of Law.