NEWS RELEASE: FAMU LAW STUDENT-CASSANDRA BROWN-NAMED PRESIDENT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU)College of Law third-year student Cassandra Brown is the new president of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Brown has been volunteering with the local ACLU since 2016 serving in various roles such as secretary and vice president.   “I am honored to lead…

FAMU LAW STUDENT ACCEPTED TO EPA’S ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACADEMY HELD MARCH 18-22 at TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

Student will research environmental justice concerns in Parramore   ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law student Brittanii Wade has been selected to participate in the three-day Environmental Justice Academy (EJ Academy). The program is designed to cultivate skills so that participants may successfully identify environmental challenges and accomplish their…

TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN WEST PALM BEACH

TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN WEST PALM BEACH ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law students were awarded the Holland Bar Preparation Scholarship and the late Judge Edward Rogers Legends Scholarship. The F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr.…

FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW STUDENTS PRESENT LEGAL PROJECTS AT FLORIDA NAACP WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students made presentations at the winter quarterly National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) statewide meeting in Orlando on January 26, 2019.   Cassandra Brown’s presentation was titled “School-to-Prison Pipeline, Truly a Respecter of Persons; Disproportionately Affects Minority Children”. Brown’s…

FAMU LAW STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR OUTSTANDING PRO BONO VOLUNTEER WORK

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students were recently recognized by the Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee for outstanding law student pro bono volunteer work.   Brittanii Wade and Elisa Schneider volunteered at the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association. Schneider volunteered with the…