FAMU Law Hosts COVID-19 Special on Orange TV

ORLANDO, Fla – A special episode of Legal Connections dedicated to the COVID-19 pandemic is currently airing on Orange TV. Legal Connections is Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law’s legal program. Legal Connections is hosted by lawyer and FAMU Law alumna Kimra Major-Morris, who conducts a one-on-one interview with FAMU Law Professor of Law…

FAMU Law Student Receives Writing Award

ORLANDO, Fla – Courtney Jackson, a rising third-year student at Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law, is the proud recipient of the George C. Young Memorial Legal Writing Award. Jackson received a plaque and monetary award for writing about professionalism in the legal field. “As members of the legal community, it is our duty…

FAMU Law Grad Succeeds Despite All Odds

ORLANDO, Fla – Growing up the eighth sibling in a struggling family of 10 children was a challenge for Jacksonville, Fla., native Shawndra Nash.  But despite the odds, she decided at an early age to study law. “I wanted to be a lawyer to help people,” said Nash. “Regardless of my meager beginnings, as a child I knew that despite my circumstances,…

FDACS Provides Free Educational Resources During COVID-19 School Closures

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is providing free educational resources for parents whose children remain home and are distance learning during COVID-19 school closures. “With Florida schools closed during COVID-19, it’s so important that our children continue learning, especially about the world around us including our animals, farms,…