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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- 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.
- David Levine advances research on transparency and intellectual property law
Elon Law Professor David S. Levine recently presented at a conference on transparency in Paris and a conference on drones at NYU School of Law. He also continued his advocacy for transparency in fracking, wrote about NSA spying and net neutrality, and published insights about effective teaching and mentoring in legal education.
- Scott Gaylord provides analysis of legal issues in Greece v. Galloway
Elon Law professor and Constitional Law scholar Scott Gaylord has provided analysis for several news organizations about the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case Town of Greece, N.Y. v Galloway.
- David Crowe delivers invited lectures at Chapman University
One of the world's top authories on the Holocaust visited the California school for a week in early October.