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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Spring 2021 Semester Hours 
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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HeinOnline’s Women and the Law (Peggy)
March 1, 2021
Women and the Law (Peggy), a database from HeinOnline, contains over one million pages of works dedicated to exploring the role of women in society and the law. Named after Margaret (Peggy) Marmion, the mother of Hein’s CEO, the goal of the collection is to provide researchers with the ability to examine the progression of women’s roles and rights over the past 200 years.  
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Celebrate Black History Month with the Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library
February 22, 2021
During the month of February, the Alabama Supreme Court and State Law Library is celebrating Black History Month by using its Facebook page to feature profiles of Black judges, justices, and attorneys who have practiced and served in Alabama.   
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COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present - A New Database from HeinOnline
February 15, 2021
COVID-19: Pandemics Past and Present is a new HeinOnline database. The database, found in the Beeson Law Library's online collection, provides information about how COVID-19 has impacted public health, economics, society, and more, including information about past pandemics. 
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