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Appeals court at Elon Law: Cocaine convictions & a wrongful death

March 9, 2020

Judges from the North Carolina Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on March 4 in the case of a man convicted of drug possession who alleges an illegal search by police, and a civil lawsuit brought by the estate of a man killed when his riding mower overturned at a construction site.

Elon Law program extended with $1.2 million from N.C.

February 4, 2020

The Emergency Legal Services Program, which assists victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and elder abuse at the Family Justice Centers in Guilford and Alamance counties, was renewed for another two years through a grant from the North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission.

Empowering young people through ‘Street Law’

January 15, 2020

A fall trimester course provided Elon Law students with an opportunity to visit local high schools and a juvenile detention center to teach teenagers about the constitutional rights afforded them in the justice system.

Study: Lower debt, stronger diversity & improved outcomes at Elon Law

December 3, 2019

A new report by RTI International measured access, affordability, and value in Elon Law’s 2.5-year Juris Doctor program, which prioritizes learning by doing through sequencing doctrinal courses with a first-of-its-kind legal residency-in-practice for academic credit.

Symposium serves up suggestions for protecting court legitimacy

October 4, 2019

The Elon Law Review’s 2019 Symposium on Judicial Independence brought to Greensboro some of the nation’s leading experts on the American court system, with keynote remarks by a Yale Law scholar who favors keeping the U.S. Supreme Court at nine justices while reconfiguring the way they are appointed and help decide cases.

Visiting scholar delivers legal writing lessons at Elon Law

October 1, 2019

A grant from the Association of Legal Writing Directors supported the two-day visit by Ruth Anne Robbins, a distinguished clinical professor from Rutgers Law who taught Elon Law students, faculty, and staff about the power of narrative storytelling and the importance of document design in the legal profession.

Elon Law announces Moot Court Board additions

September 3, 2019

Twenty-five students in the Class of 2020 will help guide the school's moot court program over the next year by participating in upcoming national contests and coordinating Elon Law's own national moot court competition.

‘Provide the opportunity for humanity to thrive’

August 12, 2019

Elon Law's Class of 2021 was reminded this month of the ways a legal education can benefit society when students gathered on main campus for a Convocation ceremony that emphasized academic and professional expectations for law students.

A welcome to Elon Law’s Class of 2021

August 7, 2019

The second-largest class in Elon Law history is also its most diverse, with more than half of new students hailing from outside of North Carolina and nearly a third who identify as students of color.