Faculty Experts

Following is a small sampling of the wide range of topics on which Cumberland faculty can offer expert comment for the news media. For details on each faculty member’s areas of expertise, click on his or her name. For information on a topic not listed here, contact the Dean's Office, (205) 726-2704.

Alternative Dispute Resolution (Arbitration, Mediation)

Banking and Finance

Billing practices by attorneys

Child labor

Civil litigation

Civil Procedure

Computer-based data discovery

Constitutional Law (Alabama)

Constitutional Law (U.S.)

Consumer protection law

Corporate finance

Criminal evidence

Criminal law and procedure

Drunk driving law

Elder law

Environmental law

Estate planning

Ethics (judicial)

Ethics (legal and professional)

Family law

Federal courts

Federal tax law

Government regulation of business

Income tax

Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patent, Trademark)

International human rights

Internet law (Computer law)

Judicial selection

Law and morality

Legal implications of home-schooling

Legal protection of folklore

Legal regulation of orphanages


Medical malpractice

Municipal law

Natural Resources Law

Personal injury and liability

Premises liability

Privacy law

Scientific evidence

Securities law and regulation


Supreme Court, Alabama

Supreme Court, United States

Tobacco litigation

Wills and trusts