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Elon University School of Law
|Elon University School of Law|
|Location||Greensboro, NC, US|
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The Elon University School of Law is an American law school located in Greensboro, North Carolina, occupying the former downtown public library building. The School of Law is one of four graduate programs offered by Elon University. Established in 2006, the School features concentrations in Business, Litigation, Public interest, and General practice.
The School of Law's inaugural class of 115 students enrolled in the fall of 2006. The School plans to have a maximum of 300 students by 2008. The North Carolina Business Court, which handles complex business litigation, uses the school’s high-tech courtroom. It is one of only a handful of law schools in the United States to have an operational court as a part of its facilities. Leary Davis, one of North Carolina's most experienced and respected legal educators, is the founding dean. His appointment was made in March 2005 by Elon President Leo M. Lambert. David Gergen, a presidential advisor to Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Clinton, serves as the Chair of the Advisory Board.
The school collaborates with the neighboring American Judicature Society Institute of Forensic Science & Public Policy, researching issues at the intersection of law and science.