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Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

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Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

Elon Law elects 2019 Student Bar Association leaders

Executive board members and class representatives help lead an umbrella organization that governs other law school organizations and committees.

Duo marks best ever Elon Law finish at National Moot Court Competition

Capping a busy fall for advocacy students at Elon Law, Jordan Hensley L'18 and Therron Causey L'19 reached the semifinals in the Richmond regional of a program co-sponsored by New York City Bar Association's National Moot Court Competition Committee and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Elon Law elects Student Bar Association leaders

The executive board and class representatives will help lead a governing body that serves as the umbrella organization for other law school organizations and committees.

Famed attorney criticizes White House for rhetoric, and defends its use of power

Civil liberties lawyer and Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, in a Distinguished Leadership Lecture at Elon University School of Law, said he believes a special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election might end with more criminal indictments - just not of President Donald J. Trump.

Elon Law listed among The Princeton Review's 'best law schools'

The 2019 edition of "The Best 165 Law Schools" featured multiple student reflections on Elon Law's approach to experiential education, with one student concluding "Elon Law doesn’t just teach the law, but paves the way for practicing the law."

Elon Law students honored by regional legal group

The Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers awarded scholarships in October to four accomplished Elon Law students who have demonstrated a commitment to service in their communities and the profession.

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Alumni News

Elon Law alumna named law school's assistant dean for development

Barbara Cini L'11 will develop and execute a comprehensive development program that includes major gifts, corporation and foundation relations, donor relations, and alumni engagement.

Accomplished double alum joins Elon Law Board of Advisors

Mark S. Jetton Jr. '06 L'09, a Charlotte criminal defense and personal injury attorney, is the first Elon University and Elon Law alumnus selected to the board of judges, lawyers and business leaders who advise the university about the law school’s strategic growth.

Elon Law to host Reunion Weekend 2018

Alumni of the downtown Greensboro law school can register now for events from June 1-2 that include a CLE at the law school, an awards program to celebrate alumni professional achievement, and a luncheon for the Class of 2013 as it marks its five-year reunion.

Elon Law student group honors women lawyers

The Women's Law Association recognized Manisha Patel L'11 and Karen McKeithen Schaede at its annual Professionalism Dinner on April 18, 2018, an evening that included a judges panel featuring women who serve on North Carolina's Court of Appeals and with the state's superior and district courts.

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Career Services News

A season of hands-on legal learning

Elon Law students are helping to address important and complex legal questions this summer in placements with law firms, judges, government agencies, corporations, and nonprofits around the United States.

A hands-on approach to learning real estate law

Helen Tsiolkas recently completed a legal residency-in-practice with The Carroll Companies, one of the region's largest real estate developers. She shared insights of her experience for the latest profile in an occasional series of stories on residency placements for Elon Law's Class of 2018.

Elon Law to host Reunion Weekend 2018

Alumni of the downtown Greensboro law school can register now for events from June 1-2 that include a CLE at the law school, an awards program to celebrate alumni professional achievement, and a luncheon for the Class of 2013 as it marks its five-year reunion.

Elon Law alumni named to leadership program

Five graduates of Elon University School of Law were among 16 attorneys selected for the North Carolina Bar Association's Leadership Academy, a program designed to "help young lawyers become more effective leaders in their communities." 

Elon Law students selected for prestigious NCBA internship program

Ahmed Mohamed, Chris Tarpley and Tyrra Walker - members of Elon Law’s Class of 2019 - accepted distinguished work placements as part of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Minorities in the Profession 1L Summer Associate Program.

Elon Law announces staff promotions in career services office

Melissa Duncan '06 L'09, Jennifer Gibert Mencarini, and Aisa Turman have assumed new titles and roles in the Office of Career & Student Development.

On MLK Day, a morning to serve

Several Elon Law students, administrators, faculty and friends packed food, produced scarves, and created Valentine’s Day cards for local seniors as part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service organized by The Volunteer Center of Greensboro.

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Leadership News

Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

Elon Law elects 2019 Student Bar Association leaders

Executive board members and class representatives help lead an umbrella organization that governs other law school organizations and committees.

Famed attorney criticizes White House for rhetoric, and defends its use of power

Civil liberties lawyer and Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, in a Distinguished Leadership Lecture at Elon University School of Law, said he believes a special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election might end with more criminal indictments - just not of President Donald J. Trump.

Elon Law students honored by regional legal group

The Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers awarded scholarships in October to four accomplished Elon Law students who have demonstrated a commitment to service in their communities and the profession.

Former N.C. judge: 'Extremely talented jurists' overlooked for nation's highest court

Bob Edmunds, who served on the Supreme Court of North Carolina, shared with competitors of Elon Law's Ninth Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition that a lack of diverse professional backgrounds on the U.S. Supreme Court should be remedied.

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.

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Faculty News

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.

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.

Leupold Serves as visiting professor at the University of Iceland 

Elon's Isabella Cannon Professor of Leadership teaches MBA students theories and practices related to leadership development

Elon Law scholar co-authors groundbreaking study on startups & trade secrecy

David S. Levine, Elon Law’s Jennings Professor and Emerging Scholar, partnered with Ted M. Sichelman of the University of San Diego School of Law to research why young companies in software, biotechnology, medical device, and hardware industries opt to use - or not use - laws that can protect competitive advantage and profits.

In My Words: Roe v. Wade's Unlikely Champion

A newspaper column by Associate Professor Andy Haile points to rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court that indicate an overturn of Roe v. Wade isn't a foregone conclusion simply because of the court's pending conservative majority.

Accomplished legal educator joins Elon Law administration

Wendy Scott, a former dean at Mississippi College School of Law and a nationally recognized doctrinal law professor with experience at Tulane Law and N.C. Central School of Law, has been named Elon Law’s new associate dean for academic success.

The Conversation: Will Trump’s Supreme Court justices show independence from him?

Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor at Elon Law, writes for The Conversation about judicial independence any Supreme Court nominee might demonstrate once confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

Three new LMC Fellows join Elon Law faculty for 2018-20

John L. Cook, Marissa C. Meredith and Sara L. Ochs join the law school's Legal Method & Communication Program beginning in July for a two-year fellowship to teach legal writing to incoming Elon Law students.

The Conversation: Falsehoods, Sandy Hook and suing Alex Jones

Enrique Armijo, associate dean for academic affairs and associate professor at Elon Law, writes for The Conversation about the lawsuit brought by the parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook shooting against media personality Alex Jones. 

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Academic News

Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

Elon Law students honored by regional legal group

The Guilford County Association of Black Lawyers awarded scholarships in October to four accomplished Elon Law students who have demonstrated a commitment to service in their communities and the profession.

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.

Balancing blessings & obligations on the scales of justice

In Convocation remarks to the Class of 2020, one of North Carolina’s top philanthropic leaders encouraged Elon Law’s newest students to never forget the fortunes of fate that brought them to law school or the responsibilities they have to serve the public with a legal education.

Accomplished legal educator joins Elon Law administration

Wendy Scott, a former dean at Mississippi College School of Law and a nationally recognized doctrinal law professor with experience at Tulane Law and N.C. Central School of Law, has been named Elon Law’s new associate dean for academic success.

Three new LMC Fellows join Elon Law faculty for 2018-20

John L. Cook, Marissa C. Meredith and Sara L. Ochs join the law school's Legal Method & Communication Program beginning in July for a two-year fellowship to teach legal writing to incoming Elon Law students.

Legal residency delivers insight into education law

Alishia Tidwell recently completed a residency-in-practice with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, which oversees North Carolina's second-largest school system. She shared reflections about her work for the latest profile in a series of Q&A's on residency placements for Elon Law's Class of 2018.

Elon Law scholar shares best practices for teaching legal writing

Professor Sue Liemer’s research over the past year has been showcased at national conferences and will be published in forthcoming journals and books that serve as resources for legal writing educators.

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Giving News

Elon Law alumna named law school's assistant dean for development

Barbara Cini L'11 will develop and execute a comprehensive development program that includes major gifts, corporation and foundation relations, donor relations, and alumni engagement.

Accomplished double alum joins Elon Law Board of Advisors

Mark S. Jetton Jr. '06 L'09, a Charlotte criminal defense and personal injury attorney, is the first Elon University and Elon Law alumnus selected to the board of judges, lawyers and business leaders who advise the university about the law school’s strategic growth.

In praise of an Elon Law mentor

To honor a local attorney's unwavering support of her legal studies, student Wendy Smith made a gift to Elon Law that was celebrated June 7 with the unveiling of a plaque recognizing G. Steve Crihfield for his commitment to encouraging students who are pursuing a career in law.

A celebration of Elon Law's 10th anniversary

Supporters of Elon University School of Law gathered March 17 for a special luncheon to recognize the collective efforts of community, civic, and philanthropic leaders who helped launch "a law school with a difference."

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Admissions News

Elon Law Review announces Volume 12 editorial board

Eleven of Elon University School of Law's top students will guide the publication next year of the student-run and student-edited scholarly journal.

Elon Law elects 2019 Student Bar Association leaders

Executive board members and class representatives help lead an umbrella organization that governs other law school organizations and committees.

Duo marks best ever Elon Law finish at National Moot Court Competition

Capping a busy fall for advocacy students at Elon Law, Jordan Hensley L'18 and Therron Causey L'19 reached the semifinals in the Richmond regional of a program co-sponsored by New York City Bar Association's National Moot Court Competition Committee and the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Famed attorney criticizes White House for rhetoric, and defends its use of power

Civil liberties lawyer and Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, in a Distinguished Leadership Lecture at Elon University School of Law, said he believes a special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election might end with more criminal indictments - just not of President Donald J. Trump.

Elon Law listed among The Princeton Review's 'best law schools'

The 2019 edition of "The Best 165 Law Schools" featured multiple student reflections on Elon Law's approach to experiential education, with one student concluding "Elon Law doesn’t just teach the law, but paves the way for practicing the law."

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Elon Law Events

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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