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Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Fmr. Band Member Awaits Sentence In FAMU Hazing Death Case

A former Florida A & M University band member is set to be sentenced for his role in a drum major’s hazing death.

08/27/2015

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Attorney Suing FAMU Barred From Practicing Law In Florida

The attorney who sued Florida A&M University over the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion is no longer allowed to practice in Florida.

08/06/2015

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Ex-FAMU Band Member To Be Sentenced For Hazing Death

A former Florida A & M University band member faces up to 35 years in prison when he’s sentenced Tuesday for his role in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.

07/21/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Jury Convicts 3 Of Manslaughter Florida A&M Hazing Death

Manslaughter convictions have come down on the last three defendants accused of hazing a Florida A&M drum major to death. Friday’s verdict ended a three-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school’s famed band.

04/24/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Prosecutor: All Involved In FAMU Hazing Case Were Willing

A prosecutor in the case of three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major said all who participated, including the victim, knew it was illegal.

04/21/2015

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Ringleader In FAMU Hazing Death Sentenced To Prison

A former Florida A&M University band member who reportedly orchestrated the hazing of of drum major Robert Champion, an act which led to his death, has been sentenced to more than six years in prison.

01/09/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Ringleader In Hazing Death At Florida A&M To Be Sentenced

The sentencing is coming soon for a former Florida A&M University band member convicted last year of manslaughter and felony hazing in the death of a drum major.

01/09/2015

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Ex-Band FAMU Member Convicted In Hazing Death

A jury convicted a former Florida A&M band member of manslaughter and felony hazing on Friday in connection to the death of a drum major.

10/31/2014

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Prosecutor: Fmr. FAMU Band Member Organized Hazing Which Killed Champion

During opening statements in the Florida A&M University hazing trial, prosecutors said a former band member was the main organizer of the brutal hazing which killed another member.

10/28/2014

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: The Florida A&M University marching band performs on the field prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Hazing Trial Set To Start For 4 FAMU Band Members

It’s been nearly nearly three years since Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion died after being beaten and now the trial of four members of FAMU’s band is set to start on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter.

10/27/2014

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