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

Business, government regulation of

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

Folklore, legal protection of

Home-schooling, legal implications of

Income tax

Intellectual Property (Copyright, Patent, Trademark)

International human rights

Internet law (Computer law)

Judicial selection


Malpractice, medical

Morality, law and

Municipal law

Natural Resources Law

Orphanages, legal regulation of

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