FAMU Law Participates in HBCU Expansion of Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship

For Immediate Release Feb. 13, 2021 ORLANDO, Fla- Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is participating in the national expansion of the Justice John Paul Stevens Public Interest Fellowship Program in collaboration with law schools at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and the John Paul Stevens Fellowship Foundation. This expansion honors United States…

FAMU Law Professor Patricia Broussard Published in William and Mary Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice

ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law Professor Patricia Broussard’s latest article, Unbowed, Unbroken, and Unsung: The Unrecognized Contributions of African American Women in Social Movements, Politics, and the Maintenance of the Democracy has been published in the William & Mary Journal of Race, Gender, and Social Justice.   The article can be read in full…

FAMU Law Grant to Explore Disparities in Medical Marijuana

Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Professor Jeffrey Brown was awarded a $7,500 grant to study the regulatory and economic impacts that the legalization of medical marijuana in Florida will have on the State’s African-American community. The project is called Assessing Disparate Impacts: The Legalization of Medical Marijuana in Florida and the Legal Implications for Florida’s…

News Release: FAMU Law Professor Teaches Global Marijuana Law Course in The Hague, Netherlands

ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor Jennifer Smith joined a group of law professors participating in a study abroad program in The Hague, Netherlands. Professor Smith taught Comparative Analysis of Global Marijuana Laws at the International Institute of Social Studies.   “Considering cutting-edge legal issues in cannabis law with students in the Netherlands was…

News Release: FAMU Law Professor Phyllis Taite to Receive FAMU National Alumni Association 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

ORLANDO, Fla – The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMU NAA) will honor the 2019 class of Distinguished Alumni Award recipients during its annual gala scheduled Friday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Birmingham, Alabama at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel. Each year, the FAMU NAA celebrates and acknowledges supportive alumni who have…

News Release: FAMU LAW PROFESSOR WILLIAM HENSLEE CO-AUTHORS ENTERTAINMENT LAW AND BUSINESS BOOK

FAMU LAW PROFESSOR CO-AUTHORS ENTERTAINMENT LAW AND BUSINESS BOOK ORLANDO, Fla- Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Professor William (Bill) Henslee has written his eighth book. Entertainment Law and Business (Wolkers Kluwer) provides a business basis for legal applications as well as a practical approach to learning the law that applies to the entertainment industry, and…