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Cumberland School of Law to Host Symposium on Justice Hugo L. Black
Cumberland School of Law will host a symposium on Justice Hugo L. Black, Oct. 14, 2022 to be followed by a dedication of the Hugo Black Monument and Park in Ashland, Alabama, on Oct. 15, 2022 .
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Scholars of Merit Announced for Summer 2022 Term
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the summer 2022 term.
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First-Year Student Moore Receives National Scholarship to Aid Dream of Combating Racial Injustice
Malik Moore, a member of Cumberland School of Law’s class of 2025, was selected as a member of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund’s Inc (LDF) Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP).
 
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Carroll Reflects on Changes in Practice and New Generation of Attorneys
Judge John Carroll served as dean of Cumberland School of Law from 2001 until 2014. The 1974 Cumberland alumnus has remained on the law faculty since 2014.
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T. Brad Bishop Retires After More Than 50 Years of Service
Brad Bishop joined the faculty in 1971 after graduating from law school. He first served as an assistant professor and the director of forensics. He later served as the acting dean of the school from 1984-1985. As a professor, he taught contracts for more than 45 years.
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Judge Jim Roberts Recognized for Excellence in Advocacy Education
In recognition of twenty-four years of tireless commitment to advocacy education, Judge Jim Roberts was awarded the Cornerstone Award at this year’s Educating Advocacy Teaching Conference.
 
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Cumberland Lawyers Recognized for More Than 50 Years of Membership in the Alabama State Bar
Cumberland School of Law recognizes the following lawyers who have been members of the Alabama State Bar for 50 years or more!
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Roberts Reviews A Half Century with the Internal Revenue Code, The Memoirs of Stanley S. Surrey
Professor of Law Tracey Roberts has contributed a new review on the popular TaxProf Blog.
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Scholars of Merit Announced for Spring 2022 Term
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the spring 2022 term.
 
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In Memoriam: Frank Donaldson Played Huge Role in Making Cumberland School of Law a Great Law School
Frank Donaldson, a legendary professor and dear friend of Cumberland School of Law, passed away June 2, 2022. He would have been 101 years old this September.
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First African American Enrollee Leads the Way for Future Cumberland Students
The diversity of Cumberland School of Law's class of 2024 is in large part thanks to Audrey's courage and willingness to cross those forbidden lines.
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Research by Cumberland School of Law Student and Recent Graduates to Be Published by National Legal Sources
Recently, a rising third-year student and two members of the class of 2022, were selected to have their work published by some of the nation’s top recognized legal sources and each attributed their success to the support of the law school’s faculty and staff.
 
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McFarlin Delivers Copyright Lecture at Mark Twain Historic Site
On May 18, Associate Professor of Law Tim McFarlin delivered a lecture entitled “A Copyright Ignored? Mark Twain, Mary Ann Cord, and the Meaning of Authorship” in Elmira, New York, as part of the Center for Mark Twain Studies’ “The Trouble Begins at Eight” series. 
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Real-World Experience for Law Clinic Students Continues
Cumberland School of Law clinic students have provided valuable support to real clients on legal matters for the past two years. The clinics embody Cumberland’s mission of training students to serve their communities, professionally and ethically.
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Dean's List Announced for Spring 2022
Cumberland School of Law announces the spring 2022 Dean's List.
 
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Cumberland School of Law Announces Promotion, Tenure
In May, Samford University’s Board of Trustees approved promotions and grants of tenure for several Cumberland School of Law faculty members, as well as approvals of emeritus status for recently retired faculty.
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Cumberland School of Law Granted ABA Accreditation Extension
The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA) has officially announced reaccreditation for Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law.
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Cumberland School of Law Announces Faculty Award Recipients for 2021-2022 Academic Year
Each year, Cumberland School of Law announces faculty recipients of several prestigious awards. Read more about this year's award recipients here.