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Defense Argues FAMU Hazing Death Was ‘Contest’

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death said Tuesday that the state’s anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus […]

CBS Tampa–10/14/2014

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Attorneys For FAMU Hazing Defendants Head Back To Court

Attorneys for four remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major are due back in court to update a judge on whether they’re ready for trial.

09/09/2014

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Ex-FAMU Band Member Gets 1 Year In Hazing Death

A former Florida A&M band member could become the first to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

CBS Tampa–03/28/2014

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Charges Dropped Against 1 Defendant In FAMU Case

Prosecutors have decided not to pursue charges against one of the remaining defendants in the hazing death of a FAMU drum major.

03/15/2014

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Probation Lifted At Florida A&M

Florida A&M University is no longer on probation.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2013

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FAMU Band Will Return To Field Sept. 1

Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 will return to the field Sept. 1 in Orlando, nearly two years after it was suspended because of a hazing-related death.

CBS Tampa–08/15/2013

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Hearing Set For Remaining FAMU Hazing Defendants

The 10 remaining defendants charged in the hazing death of former FAMU drum major Robert Champion are set to have a status hearing on their cases.

08/02/2013

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10 Former Band Members Remain Charged In FAMU Case

Ten former band members remain charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major after a new defendant was added by prosecutors late last month.

07/24/2013

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Last Of FAMU Suspects In Court

The last of the suspects to be charged with the death of a Florida A & M University drum major during a hazing ritual has a date in court.

05/21/2013

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Lawyer: Man To Plead Guilty In FAMU Hazing Death

A man charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major is going to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors, his attorney said Friday.

03/08/2013

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