FAMU faults Champion in his hazing death

ORLANDO SENTINEL -- Florida A&M University is not responsible for drum majorRobert Champion's hazing death, according to a court document filed Monday night. Champion himself is. In a 23-page motion seeking dismissal of a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Champion's family in Orange County circuit court, FAMU's attorneys laid out a blunt response: Champion was a 26-year-old leader in FAMU's famous marching band who knew the dangers of hazing. He had signed an anti-hazing pledge with the university months before he was beaten aboard a charter bus in Orlando last fall. He had witnessed two other students Read more http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-09-10/features/os-famu-hazing-champion-lawsuit-20120910_1_robert-champion-keon-hollis-christopher-chestnut … [Read more...]