• Cristina Zucchi, a desembargadora (justice) in the Tribunal de Justiça do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo State Supreme Court) is a 2000 M.C.L. graduate and Cumberland School of Law adjunct professor. She teaches in the M.C.L. program.
  • International Studies

    Cumberland School of Law offers opportunities for non–U.S. students to study on the Samford University campus and enhances the international perspective of students in the U.S., by bringing students from other nations to campus.

    In addition, two Cumberland J.D. graduates are awarded full-tuition scholarships for overseas master of law study and the law school has study abroad opportunities.

    Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.)

     M.C.L. Students

    Cumberland School of Law’s Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.) degree program is designed for graduate lawyers, judges, prosecutors and legal educators from outside the U.S., who learn about the U.S. legal system and culture; participants spend two summers taking courses in residence at Cumberland School of Law (with the option to attend the Cambridge study-abroad program) and write a thesis.

    LL.M Full-Tuition Scholarships

    Each year two Cumberland J.D. graduates are awarded full-tuition scholarships for studies toward an LL.M degree at The Norwich Law School at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. These scholarships are part of cooperative arrangement between Cumberland School of Law and Norwich. In return, Norwich sends students to Cumberland School of Law.

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