Why I Give: Allan Parvey Shares Why He Supports Cumberland School of Law
Allan Parvey ’72 supported the Law Student Emergency Assistance Fund (LEAF) during the 2020 Big Give. This fund, created in April 2020, supports law students in need. Here's his story and why he gives back to Cumberland School of Law.
Ross Analyzes the Possibility of Filling Supreme Court Vacancy During Election Period
JURIST has published a commentary by William G. Ross, the Albert P. Brewer Professor of Law and Ethics, in which he analyzes the possibility of filling the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacancy at the Supreme Court during the election. JURIST is the world’s only law school-based legal news and commentary service.
Cumberland Graduate Programs Featured at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting
Leaders in Cumberland School of Law’s online graduate program were featured as panelists during the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Business Law Section’s annual meeting. The virtual meeting hosted financial executives from across the country.
Judge John Carroll Comments on the Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Carroll, a professor at Cumberland School of Law, spoke to local news sources about her legacy.
Cumberland School of Law Partners with Tuskegee University for Accelerated Program
Cumberland School of Law and Tuskegee University have partnered to offer Tuskegee undergraduate students an accelerated bachelor’s to Juris Doctor program. This new partnership creates a pathway for students to receive a bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee and a law degree from Cumberland in six years of study, rather than the traditional seven.
LaJuana Davis Assumes the Role of Director of Clinics at Cumberland School of Law
Professor LaJuana Davis has assumed a new role as the director of clinics at Cumberland School of Law. Davis was instrumental in establishing and launching two new clinics in the Fall 2020 semester. Here she shares more about her vision for the future of clinical offerings at Cumberland School of Law.
Cumberland School of Law Launches the Cumberland Innocence Clinic
This academic year, Cumberland School of Law students are learning law and practicing skills in a new legal clinic, The Cumberland Innocence Clinic, which focuses on helping exonerate persons convicted of crimes that they did not commit.
Marketing and Communication Division Receives Record Number of Regional, National Awards
Samford University’s Division of Marketing and Communication team received a record number of awards and accolades during 2019-20.
Cumberland School of Law Launches First Full-Service Law School Clinic in Alabama for Veterans
Cumberland School of Law has launched the first full-service law school clinic in Alabama for veterans. The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) will provide free legal assistance to veterans and their families in an eight-county area of North Central Alabama.
Why I Give: Louis and Ovaline Hatcher Share Why They Support Cumberland School of Law
Louis Hatcher '90, and his wife Ovaline, have been Cumberland supporters for many years. Here's their story and why they give back to Cumberland School of Law.
Scholars of Merit Announced for Summer 2020 Term
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the summer 2020 term.
Cumberland School of Law Welcomes Another Record-Breaking Class; First-Year Students Reflect on the History of Racial Injustice
Cumberland School of Law welcomed new students for its J.D. program during their first-year orientation Aug. 10-12 which included a memorable experience exploring the history of racial injustice.
National Virtual Conference Amplifies Already Prestigious Advocacy Program at Cumberland School of Law
On August 7-8, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law hosted the Training Advocates Conference 2020: Our Virtual Reality. The conference, held completely virtually, brought together participants and advocacy experts from across the country.
Beloved Law Professor Delivers Heart-Warming Message for Cumberland School of Law 2020 Graduates
In a virtual commencement event on Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, beloved Cumberland School of Law professor T. Brad Bishop ’61, J.D. ’71, delivered a heart-warming message to the class of 2020.
Cumberland Welcomes New LLR Instructors
Cumberland School of Law is pleased to welcome two new instructors to our Lawyering and Legal Reasoning faculty this fall, Rebecca C. Eubanks and Emily Price.
Accomplished Cumberland Alumni Named to 2020 Class of Alabama Business Hall of Fame
Joe Ritch ’75 and Stan Starnes ’72, graduates of Samford’s Cumberland School of Law, are among the seven business leaders to be honored in the 2020 class of the Alabama Business Hall of Fame.
Cumberland Connects with Erica Woodford '00
Erica Woodford '00, superior court clerk in Bibb County, Georgia, shares about her experience as an elected state court clerk, and discusses an important project that she initiated four years ago called the Slave Record Project.
An Interview with the Author: Tracey M. Roberts Discusses Tax Law and the Environment
In this interview, Cumberland School of Law associate professor Tracey M. Roberts discusses Tax Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary and Worldwide Perspective, for which she was the co-author.