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Gergen Award winner ‘understands what it means to uphold justice’

December 16, 2021

Mike Davis saw many ways to help his classmates thrive during their legal studies. His passion for bettering the community earned him Elon University School of Law’s top student honor at Commencement for embodying the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

Kente ceremony honors cultures of law & health sciences grads

December 13, 2021

Elon University’s School of Law and School of Health Sciences celebrated the pride and heritage of students who recognize their African roots in a Commencement eve program filled with laughs, cheers, and many boxes of tissues for the tears of joy of both graduates and their guests.

ABA president-elect to Elon Law graduates: ‘Say yes to service’

December 11, 2021

In her Commencement address to the Class of 2021, attorney Deborah Enix-Ross of the American Bar Association emphasized how "our justice system does not function properly when vulnerable people who are poor are forced to appear in court without a lawyer."

Gergen Award recipient ‘fights for what is right’

December 16, 2020

Julianna Kober’s efforts to help digitize hundreds of pre-Civil War bills of sale of people enslaved in Greensboro, North Carolina, and nearby communities earned her Elon University School of Law’s top honor for embodying the highest levels of selfless leadership and service.

Elon Law class gift honors the memory of former dean

December 15, 2020

Led by a matching gift from an anonymous donor, Elon Law’s Class of 2020 expanded a student emergency fund and sponsored a memorial that will celebrate the legacy of Dean Emeritus George R. Johnson, Jr.

Kente ceremony at Elon Law honors history and achievement

December 15, 2020

Elon Law’s Donning of the Kente ceremony on the eve of Commencement for the Class of 2020 was the first to be hosted in a virtual format as graduates active in the Black Law Students Association and their families celebrated the significance of their achievement.

Federal judge to law grads: ‘Always believe in justice’

December 13, 2020

Elon Law conferred degrees Saturday on 122 graduates who celebrated the end of their legal education with an online ceremony streamed from Alumni Gym and featuring an address by Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.