FAMU Law Hosts J.D. Advantage Night

ORLANDO, Fla – Some law students are finding out it pays to have a Juris Doctor or J.D. under their belts. In addition to using their J.D.s to practice law, many recent graduates are succeeding in jobs and professions that specifically cater to candidates with J.D.s, giving them a huge advantage over other job seekers.…

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 Alum Andrew Ballentine Appointed by Governor to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission

ORLANDO, Fla –Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than five dozen appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions, the panels that recommend lawyers for judgeships. The appointees included Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alum Andrew S. Ballentine (Class of 2015). He received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Florida.   “I am…