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Advocacy Fellows host talk on ‘A Warren Court of Our Own’

January 22, 2020

Elon Law's Advocacy Fellows welcomed Associate Justice Mark Davis of the Supreme Court of North Carolina for a Tuesday program with retired Chief Justice James G. "Jim" Exum Jr., whose work in the state judiciary is featured in Davis' new book "A Warren Court of Our Own: The Exum Court and the Expansion of Individual Rights in North Carolina."

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.

Gergen Award winner praised for integrity and authenticity

December 18, 2019

Anna Kathryn Barnes received Elon University School of Law’s top honor for new graduates when she was named recipient of the David Gergen Award for Leadership & Professionalism at Commencement for the Class of 2019.

At Elon Law kente ceremony, reminders of heritage and responsibility

December 18, 2019

With words of encouragement from Elon Law’s dean emeritus, African-American graduates in the Class of 2019 and their families celebrated on Friday the achievements and promise of a legal education in the law school’s third annual Donning of the Kente Ceremony.

N.C.’s top jurist to Elon Law grads: ‘Transform our legal system’

December 15, 2019

Elon University School of Law conferred 107 degrees in a Commencement ceremony on Saturday that featured an address by Chief Justice Cheri L. Beasley of the Supreme Court of North Carolina, who tasked the Class of 2019 with using the knowledge bestowed by a legal education to expand access to the justice system.

The Princeton Review lists Elon Law among nation’s best law schools

November 5, 2019

The 2020 edition of “The Best 167 Law Schools" featured student praise for Elon Law’s faculty, its 2.5-year curriculum, and its highly experiential approach to legal education with a residency-in-practice program that is “a tremendous asset to this school.”