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Cumberland Law Review
The Cumberland Law Review is a scholarly legal publication designed to provide the legal community with comprehensive legal analysis of national and regional topics authored by legal scholars, judges, attorneys, and students. Founded in 1970, the Cumberland Law Review is cited on Westlaw and LexisNexis and is a member of the National Conference on Law Reviews.

American Journal of Trial Advocacy
The American Journal of Trial Advocacy serves the needs and interests of the courtroom advocate with analysis of the demands and issues of litigation faced by practicing attorneys from prominent attorneys, judges, and professors. Created in 1977 by Cumberland Dean Donald E. Corley, the publication is cited on Westlaw and LexisNexis and is a member of the National Conference on Law Reviews.


Cumberland Student Bar Association
The Cumberland Student Bar Association primarily functions as the liaison between the student body and the law school faculty and administration on matters pertaining to the student experience. Elected representatives of the SBA also coordinate school-wide social functions and partner with other organizations to sponsor community service activities.

State Student Bar Associations
State Student Bar Associations connect our students interested in practicing in a state with lawyers currently practicing in that state. Current State Student Bar Associations at the law school include Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. These student groups sponsor social events and speakers, as well as provide important information regarding the bar application requirements in their particular states.

Cordell Hull Speakers Forum
A Nobel Peace Prize winner known as the Father of the United Nations, Cordell Hull graduated from Cumberland School of Law in 1891. The student-run program that bears his name attracts nationally renowned speakers from the fields of law, business, media, and politics. Former speakers include:

Thurgood Marshall Symposium
Sponsored by the Black Law Students Association, this annual event held in honor of Black History Month includes a lecture by a distinguished guest or panel of guests for students and practicing attorneys. Former speakers include Senior U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York Constance Baker Motley, Alabama State Bar President Fred D. Gray, who litigated a number of pivotal cases during the civil rights movement, and Jock Smith, renowned trial attorney with The Cochran Firm.

Special Interest Organizations
Cumberland School of Law holds in high regard the broad cultural, personal, and professional experiences of its students. Diversity enriches education, and the law school community is a direct reflection of that principle. Our collegial, receptive environment is enhanced by the variety of perspectives contributed by our students and faculty. Diversity means many things to many people. At Cumberland School of Law, it means enriching the study of law and creating the environment for success.

Click to view descriptions of all the organizations:

  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association –– Law Student Division
  • American Constitution Society
  • Asian Law Students Association
  • Black Law Students Association
  • Catholic Law Students Association
  • Christian Legal Society
  • Community Service Organization
  • Cordell Hull Speakers Forum (click here to watch a video introduction on youtube)
  • Cumberland Democrats
  • Cumberland Republicans
  • Cumberland Student Bar Association
  • Cumberland Wildlife Society
  • Environmental Law Society
  • Federalist Society
  • Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board
  • Hispanic Interest Law Students Association
  • Honor Court
  • Jewish Law Students Association
  • Law, Science and Technology Society
  • Military Justice Society
  • Nathaniel Green Debate Society
  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
  • Student Health Lawyers Association
  • Trial Advocacy Board
  • Women in Law



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