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Quick updates from Florida A & M

Mother of Robert Champion scorns the first man given just probation in her son’s death. http://abcnews.go.com/US/video/hazing-victims-mom-blasts-deceitful-lies-in-court-17537732

 

No jail time for first defendant with supposedly minimal involvement in the death of Robert Champion. Judge throws a light book at him–probation¬† http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/10/22/first-defendant-sentenced-in-famu-hazing-case/

 

Florida A & M shuts down a professional sorority. This has to be taking its toll on staff but FAMU gets praise for sticking to its antihazing stance. http://www.theroot.com/buzz/another-hazing-incident-famu

 

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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