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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The Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library will reopen for faculty, students, and staff of the Cumberland School of Law on Monday, August 17. The law library will continue to remain closed to all other patrons until further notice.


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2020 Fall Hours 
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Civil Rights Legal Materials & News on Westlaw: Free Resource
September 14, 2020
Westlaw has just launched Civil Rights Legal Materials & News, a free web resource dedicated to providing an overview of civil rights topics.  
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Developing a Law School Success Strategy: Library Resources to Help You on Your Journey
September 7, 2020
We're now a few weeks into the Fall semester and students are beginning to figure out the routines that work best for them. For students who want to better understand how to develop strategies for law school success, information can be found within the law library’s collections. The following are just a few of the titles that can be consulted.  
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New Hours at the Beeson Law Library
August 31, 2020
Effective Monday, August 31, 2020, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library will operate under new hours.  
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