Announcing a groundbreaking new model of legal education

Elon Law launches a fully redesigned curriculum in fall 2015, better positioning students to excel in the rapidly evolving legal profession.

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Nationally prominent lawyer Robert J. Grey, Jr.

Robert J. Grey, Jr. to students, be guardians of the Constitution, trustees of justice

Delivering the Call to Honor at Elon Law’s new student convocation, nationally prominent lawyer Robert J. Grey, Jr. underscored the importance of law to democracy and justice to the United States.

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Luke Bierman, Dean and Professor of Law, Elon Law

Welcome Dean Bierman!

Luke Bierman, a national leader in experiential legal education and a highly accomplished attorney, scholar and teacher, became dean of Elon Law on June 1.

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The Elon Law Difference

Elon offers students an innovative program of legal education, with a nationally recognized preceptor program in which attorneys mentor law students, a comprehensive leadership program, an emphasis on hands-on learning and skills development, and an integrated approach to career and professional development, all in a personalized, supportive learning environment. Learn more

Seven Elon Law alumni whp provide insights for a 2013 alumni report

Alumni highlight strengths of Elon Law

Seven Elon Law alumni who are excelling as attorneys in law and consulting firms, corporations and government agencies offer reflections on valuable aspects of their legal education.

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Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel with law student

Scholarship with impact

Law scholars at Elon recently have represented the U.S. at international meetings and produced scholarship that informs regional, national and international policy debates.

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News

N.C. legal trailblazer honored with Elon Law's highest professional award

The Hon. Henry E. Frye, a retired chief justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina and a pioneering figure in North Carolina politics, was honored this month with Elon Law’s 2018 Leadership in the Law Award.

Elon Law 'creature of the courtroom' wins moot court honors

Anthony DeLucia, who graduates in December with the Class of 2018, earned Elon Law’s first ever “best oralist” moot court award at a competition hosted this fall by Regent University School of Law.

Elon Law hosts Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Judges heard appellate arguments in an employment discrimination lawsuit involving a former sheriff’s deputy in North Carolina, and a criminal case with Fourth Amendment considerations after police in West Virginia used a GPS tracker without a warrant.

Elon Law immigration clinic undergoes leadership change

When Assistant Professor Heather Scavone steps down from Elon Law in October for a legal position in the federal government, Katherine Reynolds, Elon Law’s Clinical Practitioner in Residence, will serve as interim director of the Humanitarian Immigration Law Clinic.

Elon Law announces new Moot Court Board members

Twenty-five students will help guide the school's Moot Court Program by participating in upcoming national contests and by coordinating Elon Law's own national moot court competition in October.

A lack of justice for victims of the Khmer Rouge

Forthcoming publications by Sara Ochs, a Legal Method & Communication Fellow at Elon Law, and subsequent presentations to international scholars will explain how a "hybrid" tribunal designed to prosecute war criminals in Southeast Asia is on the verge of collapse.

Elon Law student places third in national legal writing contest

Rebecca Elliott L'19 was honored in the Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition sponsored by the Mercer University School of Law and the ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law.

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Events

Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz visits Elon Law - Nov. 14

The first Distinguished Leadership Lecture of the 2018-19 academic year, postponed from September due to Hurricane Florence, has been rescheduled to November 14.  Tickets already distributed for the program will be honored and a limited number of additional tickets go on sale October 24.

N.C. Attorney General to deliver Elon Law Commencement address

Josh Stein, the state of North Carolina's top attorney, will address graduates in the Class of 2018 in a December 15 program inside Elon University's Alumni Gym.

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