For Immediate Release: September 29, 2020
FAMU Law’s Legal Connections Addresses Racial and Social Justice and Other Topics
ORLANDO, Fla – The Fall 2020 Legal Connections program is now airing on Orange TV and FAMU TV 20. The program focuses on social and racial justice, COVID-19, and other topics.
Host Kimra Major-Morris interviewed Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Dean Deidré Keller about the recently formed Consortium for Racial Justice. In light of longstanding and recent acts of racist violence, the deans of the 12 law schools in Florida have formed the Florida Law Schools’ Consortium for Racial Justice. This collective will leverage the strengths and educational roles of every law school in the state to assist community organizations fighting for racial justice and policy reform throughout Florida.
Legal Connections Fall 2020 segments include:
Deidré Keller, Esq., Dean and Professor of Law, FAMU Law
LeRoy Pernell, Esq., Professor of Law, FAMU Law
Professor Shelly Page, Esq., Visiting Professor, FAMU Law
Charles Gee, Esq. (’14), Gee & Lee Attorneys at Law
Julien Maynard, SBA President, FAMU Law
Joseph Grant, Esq., Professor of Law, FAMU Law
John Perdue, Esq., Program Director
Legal Connections is hosted by FAMU alumna Kimra Major-Morris (’07), who is a practicing attorney in Orlando.
Legal Connections airs on Orange County Government’s Orange TV and FAMU TV 20 in Tallahassee. You may also view Legal Connections at
Orange TV is Your Government in Action! Watch on Channel 488 on Spectrum (formerly Bright House), Channel 9 on Comcast, 1081 CenturyLink Prism TV, WSWF Channel 10.2 -Digital Over the Air, on the web at OCFL.net/orangetv and now on ROKU in the Education category.
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About FAMU College of Law
The FAMU College of Law is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, just steps from the George C. Young United States Courthouse and Federal Building; and blocks from governmental offices, major law firms, large corporations and legal service agencies.
The college’s prime location provides students with direct access to the area’s largest employers of individuals with law degrees, offering our students and graduates ample avenues to gain practical experience in the legal profession.
With tuition among the lowest of the law schools in Florida, along with a full-time day program and a part-time evening program, the college is distinctly positioned to offer the traditional student and the working professional a chance to earn a law degree while accruing minimal debt.
Thanks to its renowned faculty, the college focuses on academic excellence in the classroom; emphasizes practical experience and public service within its clinical programs; and stresses professionalism through its co-curricular activities.