Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library

With more than 200,000 shelved volumes and 96,000 volumes on microfiche as well as 16 conference rooms and 474 study spaces, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library is an extraordinary facility, created for serious study, deliberation and the development of great ideas. Learn More

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2020 Spring Hours 
Starting Tuesday, March 17th CLOSED (until further notice)


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Library Fines and Returning Law Library Materials
May 11, 2020
After the close of our physical campus in March, many students questioned what to do with the law library books and other materials that were left in their possession. They, also, questioned what to do about potential library fines. Gregory K. Laughlin, director of the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library, has developed a policy to address those issues.  
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HeinOnline: Free Trial Databases
May 4, 2020
HeinOnline is a collection of databases that includes image-based historical and government documents. Until June 30, 2020, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library is providing trial access to 12 additional HeinOnline databases. Learn about them here.  
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Finding Test Questions & Exercises in the Online Study Aids Available from Beeson Law Library
April 23, 2020
Cumberland students have many more online study aids available to them, which include exam questions and/or practice exercises. The following is a list of available study aids (matched with relevant classes). 
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