FAMU Asks For Lawsuit To Be Dismissed
ORLANDO, Fl- Attorneys for Florida A&M University asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the family of a drum major who died last year after being hazed by fellow band members.
The attorneys claim Robert Champion was a willing participant in the ritual.
University attorney Richard Mitchell said Champion wasn't forced to board a bus parked outside an Orlando hotel where the hazing took place.
Mitchell says Champion's willingness to take part in an illegal act gives the university immunity from the wrongful death lawsuit.
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