Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2008-10-02

Samford University's Cumberland School of Law will host a community-wide forum on judicial selection Tuesday, Oct. 7, at 5:30 p.m. in the moot courtroom of Robinson law building.

"Is Change Needed in How We Fill Our Courts?" is the topic of the program sponsored by the civil courts procedures committee of the Birmingham Bar Association.

Speakers include Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Sue Bell Cobb and justice Harold See; attorney Bill Clark, former Alabama Bar Association president; and legislator Demetrius C. Newton, speaker pro tempore of the Alabama House of Representatives.

Former Alabama governor Albert Brewer will moderate the discussion.

The program is free and open to the public.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.