Cumberland's National Trial Team Sweeps Region 6 of the National Trial Competition
Cumberland's national trial team swept Region 6 of the National Trial Competition (NTC) Feb. 14-16, with each team winning their final round and advancing to the nationals in Fort Worth, Texas, in April. Each team went 5-0 on their way to winning the championship.
Cumberland School of Law Hosts Regional Round of the National Trial Competition
Cumberland School of Law hosted Region 8 of the National Trial Competition (NTC) Feb. 7-9, 2020, one of the most prestigious mock trial competitions in the nation, created to encourage law student interest in developing trial advocacy skills.
US Senator Doug Jones Delivers Teachable Moment for Cumberland School of Law Students
In the aftermath of an intense few months in our country’s constitutional history, U.S. Senator Doug Jones, a 1979 Cumberland alumnus, addressed law students with what he coined a “teachable moment” about the recent impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate.
Scholars of Merit Announced for Fall 2019 Term
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the fall 2019 term.
Arbitration Team Places 2nd in the ABA National Arbitration Competition in Chicago
On January 24-25, 2020, Cumberland School of Law's National Arbitration Team competed in the ABA National Arbitration Competition in Chicago, Illinois where they placed second in the nation.
Dean's List Announced for Fall 2019
Cumberland School of Law announces the fall 2019 Dean's List.
97 Percent of May 2019 Samford Graduates Employed or in Graduate School
Samford University graduates continue to enter the workforce quickly and successfully. Six months after graduation, 97 percent of May 2019 graduates reported being either employed or continuing their education in graduate school.
Davis Offers Lessons of Family, Failure to Inspire Graduates
Davis told graduates the story of her great grandmother, the matriarch of her Lebanese immigrant family and known to all generations as Mama. She and her family left Lebanon on the promise of great opportunities and the hope of religious freedom, Davis said, fully invested in the Apostle Mark’s assurance that everything is possible for one who believes.
Law Professor Embraces Advocacy Role After Research Earns National Attention
When Alyssa DiRusso, Whelan W. and Rosalie T. Palmer Professor at Cumberland School of Law, published her research, Charity at Work: Proposing a Charitable Flexible Spending Account, she hoped her efforts would impact the national conversation on tax law.
Cumberland's Trial Team Once Again Ranks in Top Ten Nationally
Samford University Cumberland School of Law's national trial team has once again been ranked in the top 10 in the national Trial Performance Rankings.
Cumberland's Community Mediation Center Discusses Gift of Our Wounds at Serve 2 Unite
Cumberland School of Law Community Mediation Center, in partnership with Global Ties Alabama, hosted Serve 2 Unite on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The evening featured a discussion with Serve 2 Unite cofounders Pardeep Singh Kaleka and Arno Michaelis, based on their book Gift of Our Wounds: A Sikh and a Former White Supremacist Find Forgiveness after Hate.
Samford Ranked Third in the Nation for Student Engagement by Wall Street Journal
Samford University students are among the nation’s most engaged according to new rankings published by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The university ranked #3 nationally in student engagement, climbing nine spots since last year’s ranking.
Scholars of Merit Announced for Summer 2019
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the summer 2019 term.
Record-Breaking Class for Samford's Cumberland School of Law
Samford University's Cumberland School of Law recently welcomed new students for its Juris Doctor program and its online master's degree programs.
Scholars of Merit Announced for Spring 2019
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the spring 2019 term.
Dean's List Announced for Spring 2019
Cumberland School of Law announces the spring 2019 Dean's List.
Student Feature: Jackie Satchell
Second-year law student Jackie Satchell has placed her legal education on hold to support Operation Enduring Freedom and Special Operations Command. As the company commander, Satchell leads the 148th U.S. Army Reserve soldiers to provide tactical construction in support of Department of Defense operations in the United States and abroad.
Using Law in the Mission Field
Alumna Kimberly Hawkins '17 participates in a yearlong fellowship with the International Justice Mission in Accra, Ghana.