FAMU Denies Responsibility for Drum Major's Death

According to court documents, university insists Robert Champion chose to participate in hazing.
3:00 | 09/11/12

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Florida a and -- university officials say they should not be held responsible for the hazing death of a drum major. Robert champion died last year after he was beaten by fellow members of the university's marching band during a hazing ritual. University officials say the 26 year old champion could have refused. But instead consented to the ritual to gain respect from -- other band members university is asking a judge to throw out the lawsuit filed by champion's family.

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