Harper Praises Cumberland School of Law for Camaraderie and Career Preparation
Cumberland School of Law provides a collegial legal education that offers scholarly interaction between its faculty and students, camaraderie among the student body and excellent career preparation for those entering the legal workforce. Blake Harper, a December 2020 graduate, praises Cumberland for these things as he prepares for his legal career.
Cumberland School of Law's National Advocacy Teams Excel During Virtual Competitions
The fall 2020 semester has looked different from years past due to hurdles created by COVID-19, but Cumberland School of Law’s national advocacy teams have adapted and thrived in a challenging environment. Through the use of virtual platforms, Cumberland’s teams have proven successful during the fall competitions.
Cumberland School of Law Announces the 2020 Spirit of Service Award Recipients
Cumberland School of Law has announced its 2020 Spirit of Service award recipients. This annual award recognizes students, faculty and staff who have completed 30 hours or more of public interest/pro bono legal work and/or community service during the academic school year.
Roberts Presents Women, Whiskey and Tax Research for Local Community Event
Associate Professor Tracey Roberts presented her research, Women, Whiskey and Taxes, as part of a lecture series put on by Vulcan Park and Museum. The event was in coordination with the museum's gallery exhibit Right or Privilege: Alabama Women and the Right to Vote.
Law Students Participate in Artificial Intelligence and Drone Law Externship
This fall, Cumberland School of Law’s externships program partnered with Smarter Reality LLC to offer an innovative externship opportunity for its students. The experience allowed three student participants to virtually learn more about the intricate combination of law and the use of artificial intelligence (A.I.).
Cumberland School of Law Ranks 15th in the Nation on Employment Honor Roll List
Samford University Cumberland School of Law was listed as the 15th law school in the country on preLaw Magazine’s Employment Honor Roll list.
Students of Cumberland’s Veterans Clinic Humbled by Experience
The Cumberland Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic (C-VETS) is the first of its kind in Alabama. Gabe Tucker, a third-year student, has been humbled through his work in the clinic and is grateful for the real-world experience.
Why I Give: Stephanie Mays Shares Why She Supports Cumberland School of Law
Stephanie Houston Mays '07 is a shareholder in Maynard Cooper & Gale's Labor and Employment practice and the firm's chief talent officer. Here she shares her Cumberland School of Law story and why she gives back.
Ross Discusses Potential Implications the Supreme Court May Have on the Presidential Election
JURIST published a commentary by William G. Ross, the Albert P. Brewer Professor of Law and Ethics, in which he discussed potential implications of Supreme Court packing on the presidential election. JURIST is the world’s only law school-based legal news and commentary service.
Student-Athlete Spotlight: Maggie Johnston
Samford Athletics' Student-Athlete Spotlight highlights the university's outstanding student-athletes. Today's seventh episode features track and field senior Maggie Johnston.
Adams Recognized as a 2020 'Woman to Watch' by the Birmingham Business Journal
Assistant Dean Cassandra Adams has been included in the list of the “2020 Women to Watch” published by the Birmingham Business Journal. Adams and the other honorees were recognized at the 2020 virtual Women's Summit at the end of October.
Samford to Host Virtual and In-Person Open House Events for Prospective Students this Fall
This fall, many Samford schools are offering virtual and in-person open house events.
Academic Support Program to Recognize Mental Health Awareness
In partnership with numerous student organizations, and to contribute to the ABA's Mental Health Awareness initiative for law schools, Cumberland School of Law's Academic Support Program has organized numerous opportunities for students to engage and participate in health and wellness activities.
Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team Ranks 3rd in the Nation
Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team has been ranked 3rd in the nation in the 2019-20 Trial Competition Performance Rankings. Additionally, Cumberland is ranked 3rd overall for trial team performance since 2016.
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
Following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg, JURIST published a commentary by William G. Ross, the Albert P. Brewer Professor of Law and Ethics, in which he analyzed the possibility of filling the vacancy on the bench.
Graduate Programs Featured at the ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting
Leaders in Cumberland's online graduate program were featured as panelists during the ABA's 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.