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Elon Law invites proposals from non-profit organizations to receive legal insights and analysis from law students

January 26, 2011

Non-profit organizations and government entities are invited to submit proposals about a legal problem they are facing, for consideration as a matter to be studied in-depth by Elon Law students. If selected, the legal issue will be researched and analyzed by second-year law students, under the supervision of law faculty. Students will also make presentations before each organization participating, recommending a range of possible solutions to each entity's respective legal problem.

Four leaders in the law join Elon’s Law School Advisory Board

January 25, 2011

Elon University is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members of the university's Law School Advisory Board, each of whom has been recognized for remarkable contributions to the legal profession and to society: Carole W. Bruce, W. Randy Eaddy, Bassam N. Ibrahim, and Mark London.

Scott Turow places lawyers at the center of America’s struggle to define values

January 25, 2011

Delivering Elon Law's fall 2010 Bryan Leadership Lecture on October 13, acclaimed writer and attorney Scott Turow presented an often hard-hitting analysis of the causes for historically low levels of trust in lawyers in the United States, acknowledging evidence of corruption and greed in the profession, while refuting broad negative stereotypes about attorneys and emphasizing the important role that lawyers play in determining national questions of value through the country's legal system.

Elon Law recognizes contributions in the law of Justice Harry C. Martin

January 25, 2011

At Elon Law's final Reception with the Legal Community of the fall 2010 semester, Distinguished Jurist in Residence James G. Exum, Jr. spoke on behalf of the law school to recognize the extraordinary achievements and significant contributions in the law of The Honorable Harry C. Martin, former Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court and the first Chief Justice of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation.

Elon Law students present donations to nonprofit organizations in the Triad

January 25, 2011

Through Elon Law's Lawyering, Leadership, and Professionalism course, four student groups presented donations to nonprofit organizations in the region at an evening reception with the legal community on November 11. The funds derived from monetary prizes the students received from The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) in recognition of outstanding presentations and papers on the topic of lawyer leadership.