Cumberland Finishes Top 8 of 220 Teams in the Nation Competing in the 2014 American Association for Justice Competition
After taking first place at the regional component of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Student Trial Advocacy Competition in Atlanta, Ga., Rushton “Rush” G. Thrift, Matthew “Matt” D. Woodham, John R. Spade and Spenser H. Templeton continued to the national rounds in Santa Monica, Calif., from April 10-13. The journey west resulted in a trip to the quarter-final round.
A team from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law took second place out of 30 teams at the South Texas College of Law Mock Trial Challenge (STMC) March 27-30, 2014, in Houston.
2014 Distinguished Alumnus