Articles by Eric Townsend

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Donate for cancer research, dodge the cold calls!

October 15, 2021

Eight Elon Law professors have teamed with the Women’s Law Association for a fundraiser during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month to benefit both the popular student group and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Search committee formed for Elon Law’s fourth dean

October 14, 2021

With assistance from the executive search firm WittKieffer, a committee comprised of university and law school administrators, faculty, staff, and a student representative will soon collect feedback from the community about the qualities sought in Elon Law’s next top leader.

Symposium explores legal underpinnings for reparations

September 29, 2021

An annual program hosted by the Elon Law Review invited legal scholars and advocates to share historical perspectives and critiques of various proposals that would provide compensation to descendants of those enslaved in the United States.

Elon’s Laké Laosebikan-Buggs: How to Be a Better Ally & Inclusive Excellence

September 16, 2021

A recent conversation with Elon University's inaugural director of inclusive excellence for graduate and professional education - first published in the Summer 2021 Elon Law News Bulletin - featured advice for promoting the values of justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in both the classroom and the workspace.

A crystal commemoration: Elon Law celebrates 15 years

September 14, 2021

Cupcakes and cheer marked an afternoon gathering in the law school’s Cemala Foundation Commons where Elon University President Connie Ledoux Book praised Elon Law for its pursuit of excellence in legal studies.

On the Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

September 11, 2021

Dean Luke Bierman delivered a message on the 20th anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks calling on the Elon Law community "to reflect not only on our unforgettable losses stemming from that day, but on the hope and humanity we immediately witnessed in response."

Elon Law welcomes new staff members

September 3, 2021

Lauren Saul Carriker has been named assistant director of the law school's Office of Admissions while Haley Mendola L'18 joins the Office of Academic Success as an academic and bar support specialist.

Symposium to explore reparations & restorative justice

September 2, 2021

"Reparations: Restorative Justice for Racial Disparities," the theme of the Elon Law Review's 2021 online symposium, takes place virtually on September 24 with legal scholars and advocates discussing the ongoing legal movement to address past wrongs.