2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog (Working Draft) 
    Jun 17, 2018  
2018-2019 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog (Working Draft)

Cumberland School of Law

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Henry C. Strickland, Dean, Ethel P. Malugen Professor
Brannon P. Denning, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor
Cassandra W. Adams, Assistant Dean, Public Interest Program,
          Director of Community Mediation Center, Adjunct Professor
Laura H. Tomlin, Director of Graduate and Professional Programs, Administrative Faculty
Gregory K. Laughlin, Director of Lucille Beeson Law Library, Associate Professor


T. Brad Bishop, Professor
John L. Carroll, Professor
LaJuana S. Davis, Professor
Michael E. DeBow, Professor, Stephen Everett Wells Chair in Municipal Law
Alyssa A. DiRusso, Whelan W. and Rosalie T. Palmer Professor of Law
Jill E. Evans, Professor
Doris E. “Wendy” Greene, Professor
Paul Kuruk, Professor
Edward C. Martin, Professor
William G. Ross, Professor, Albert P. Brewer Chair of Ethics & Professionalism
David M. Smolin, Harwell G. Davis Professor of Constitutional Law
R. Thomas Stone, Jr., Professor
Howard P. Walthall, Leslie S. Wright Professor of Law
Deborah Young, Professor, Judge J. Russell McElroy Professorship
Ramona C. Albin, Assistant Professor
Kandice L. Horsey, Assistant Professor
Tracey M. Roberts, Assistant Professor
David J. Langum, Research Professor
Edward L. Craig, Jr., Reference Librarian
Della Holland Darby, Metadata Librarian
Quykerita “Keta” Harmon, Acquisitions Librarian
Rebecca M. Hutto, Cataloging Librarian
Leigh A. Jones, Reference Librarian
Grace L. Simms, Information Technology Librarian


Cumberland School of Law, founded in 1847 as part of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, was acquired by Howard College, now Samford University, in 1961. 


Cumberland School of Law has been accredited by the American Bar Association since 1949 and has been a member of the Association of American Law Schools since 1952.

The master of science in health law and policy is accredited by the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)®. However, this program is not accredited by the American Bar Association, nor are students eligible to sit for the bar examination upon completion. See the Master of Science section on the next page for more information.

Departments and Program Offerings

Undergraduate Law/Paralegal Studies

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