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Elon Law’s Innocence Project hosts ’90s themed fundraiser

January 26, 2011

On January 19, the Elon Law Innocence Project held an event in downtown Greensboro to raise awareness of wrongful convictions. The fundraiser was a '90s themed dance party that was attended by more than 90 Elon students and helped raise $270 for the Innocence Project. Second-year law students Brennan Aberle and Danielle Appelman organized the event.

2010 Intramural Moot Court champions announced

January 25, 2011

At the Third Annual Elon Law Intramural Moot Court Competition, held October 26 through November 1, 21 law students earned an invitation to join the law school's Moot Court Board. Scott Morgan and Melissa Westmoreland were the competition champions.

Student group hosts presentation on estate planning for LGBT community

January 25, 2011

On November 9, Lennie Gerber, a High Point, N.C. attorney specializing in estate planning for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, delivered a presentation at Elon Law through an event hosted by OutLaw, a student organization raising awareness about LGBT legal issues and fostering an accepting and supportive environment for the LGBT community at the law school and in the greater legal community.

Elon Law Student Spotlight: Alvaro De La Calle

January 25, 2011

A member of the Class of 2012, Alvaro De La Calle has been elected by his peers to serve both as a first-year student representative to the Student Bar Association and as a second-year representative to the Honor Council. This year, he spearheaded the creation of the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA), for which he currently serves as president. The following Q&A with De La Calle is the first in a series of student interviews that Elon Law will feature on the school's website.

Family Law Society forum features Children’s Law Center

January 25, 2011

On November 18, the Family Law Society hosted its second networking lunch of the semester, featuring two attorneys from the Children's Law Center of Central North Carolina. Amy Kuhlman and Iris Sunshine spoke with Elon Law students about the practice of family law, focusing on child advocacy and public service.