Photo Ross William
New Ross Article Published by Jurist
A new article by Professor William G. Ross, "A Centennial of Meyer v. Nebraska: The SCOTUS Case that Defined Personal Liberties" has been published by Jurist.
Photo Robinson Hall Spring Flowers
Cumberland School of Law Announces 95% Employment Rate for Class of 2022
The official American Bar Association (ABA) reported 94.96% employment for Cumberland School of Law’s class of 2022. This measure represents graduates who are eligible for employment up to 10 months following graduation. The percentage excludes graduates who are continuing their education, such as those pursuing a Master of Laws (LL.M.).
Photo Chambliss White
Cumberland School of Law Graduates, Chambliss and White, to Participate in Prestigious Judicial Clerkships
Class of 2023 graduates, Haleigh Chambliss and Abigail White, will work for Associate Justice Greg Cook of the Supreme Court of Alabama during the 2023-24 term. 
Photo Law Books
Scholars of Merit Announced for Spring 2023 Term
The following Cumberland School of Law students qualified as Scholars of Merit for the spring 2023 term.
Photo front view of robinson hall
Dean's List Announced for Spring 2023
Cumberland School of Law announces the spring 2023 Dean's List.
Photo Minority Pre Law Conference
Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team Conducts Mock Trial at Minority Pre-Law Conference
In April, members of Cumberland School of Law's National Trial Team conducted a mock trial during the Minority Pre-law Conference put on by the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section of the Alabama State Bar.
Photo Trial Team 22 23
Cumberland School of Law Ranks 4th in the Nation for Trial Advocacy by U.S. News & World Report
As part of U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Law Schools rankings released May 11, Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law ranked 4th in the nation for Trial Advocacy.
Photo Robinson Hall Spring Flowers
Cumberland School of Law Recognizes Well-being Week in Law 2023
Cumberland School of Law will align with the Institute for Well-Being in Law's emphasis week, May 1-5, 2023, to encourage focusing on several areas of lawyer wellness.
Photo Bolin horizontal
Bolin Shares Advice from 50-year Legal Career with Cumberland School of Law Graduates
Retired Alabama Supreme Court Justice Michael F. Bolin '70, J.D. '73, addressed Cumberland School of Law’s class of 2023 including 131 new Juris Doctors, eight of which earned a joint degree, eight recipients of the Master of Studies in Law, and one recipient of the joint Master of Studies in Law/Doctor of Pharmacy.
Photo research colloquia undergrad winners
Samford Colloquia Event Celebrates Student Research
The second annual Samford Student Research Colloquia, held April 21, saw undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines across campus gather to present their scholarship and research in a public forum.
Photo MassTortsMadePerfect
Renowned Trial Attorney, Alumnus Invites Cumberland School of Law Students to Attend Cutting-Edge Conference
Renowned trial attorney Mike Papantonio, J.D. ’81, generously hosted Cumberland School of Law students and faculty at his Mass Torts Made Perfect conference in Las Vegas, April 12-17.
Photo Cordell Hull Forum 2023
Congresswomen Roby, Sewell Serve as Featured Guests for 2023 Cordell Hull Speakers Forum
Held April 6, Cumberland School of Law’s 2023 Cordell Hull Speakers Forum highlighted women who serve and have served Alabama. Featured guests were former Congresswoman Martha Roby, J.D. ’01, and Congresswoman Terri Sewell.
Photo Denning horizontal
“American Constitutional Law”, New Denning Casebook Published
Professor Brannon P.  Denning's new casebook "American Constitutional Law: Powers and Liberties" was published in spring 2023. The Seventh Edition is updated through the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2021-22 term and addresses the basics of constitutional law without getting too detailed in highly theoretical discussions.
Photo AAJ teams 2023
Two National Trial Teams Finish Second and Fifth in the Nation During the AAJ National Student Trial Advocacy Competition
Two teams compete in the national finals of the American Association of Justice’s Student Trial Advocacy Competition , March 30-April 2, finishing second and fifth in the nation, respectively.
Photo Fac Staff Awards 2023
Cumberland School of Law Announces Faculty and Staff Award Recipients for 2022-23
Each year, Cumberland School of Law announces faculty and staff award recipients. The below faculty and staff members were honored with these awards for their work during the 2022-23 school year.
Photo law nursing collab 2023
Samford Law and Nurse Anesthesia Students Collaborate for Interprofessional Simulation
The collaboration between Samford’s nurse anesthesia and law students proved to be a valuable learning experience where both disciplines learned from the interprofessional simulation, preparing them for their future careers.
Photo South Texas Mock Trial Challenge 23
Cumberland School of Law National Trial Team Advances to Final Four of the South Texas Mock Trial Challenge
Cumberland School of Law's National Trial Team advanced to the final four round of the national competition and a team member won the Outstanding Advocate Award. 
Photo State of States Water Article
State of the State’s Water: Why Women Should Care Event Inspires Students to Act
In honor of Women's History Month, Samford University's Howard College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Diversity and Intercultural Initiatives hosted the "State of the State's Water: Why Women Should Care" event on March 15, featuring the nonprofit: Black Warrior Riverkeeper.