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Associate Professor of Law
Professor Broussard is an associate professor at Florida A& M College of Law who joined the faculty after teaching at Howard University of Law for seven years. For three of those years at Howard, Professor Broussard was the Acting Director of the writing program. She continues to be a facilitator for the AALS section on Legal Writing for new teachers. Also, while at Howard, Professor Broussard received the Warren Rosmarin Award for outstanding teaching and service because she and a colleague supervised four students in writing and submitting an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court in the case of Grutter v. Bollinger. Professor Broussard regularly coaches moot court teams and serves as a commissioner for the City of Orlando Mayor’s Martin Luther King Commission. She developed and implemented an annual service project entitled “Clean Up Parramore Day” for the law school. She is a three time recipient of the Percy Luney Spirit of Service Award. Professor Broussard loves teaching at Florida A & M College of Law and believes in leading her students by example. She also believes that students are both our greatest resource and our most important legacy.
Professor Broussard teaches Constitutional Law, The First Amendment, Women and the Law, Torts, Appellate Advocacy, and Professional Responsibility. She has a J.D., cum laude, from Howard University School of Law and a B.S. degree from Northwestern University.
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Publications by Professor Broussard:
Case Study, THE A-Z GUIDE TO FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT LAWS FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER, by Shannon Johnson with Berit Everhart, Atlantic Publishing Group, Inc., (2011).
Cynthia Cook, Medical Sociology: A Reader, Chapter, Understanding Female Genital Mutilation (Forthcoming January 2012, University Readers & Cognella Academic Publishing).
Silence: A Twenty-First Century Remnant of Slavery, Jim Crow, and Systemic Racism. Where is Justice for Black Women? (Forthcoming 2012).
Patricia A. Broussard, Reaction Article – Shayan Modarres, The Fourteenth Amendment Isn't "Broke": Why Wealth Should Be a Suspect Classification under the Equal Protection Clause, VOLUME 3, ISSUE 2 OF GEORGETOWN LAW'S MODERN CRITICAL RACE PERSPECTIVES JOURNAL (2012).
First Do No Harm: Why Pricking is Not the Solution to Ending Female Genital Mutilation, The Student Appeal (May 2010), available at: http://thestudentappeal.com/international/first-do-no-harm.
Repair versus Rejuvenation: The Condition of Vaginas as a Proxy for the Societal Status of Women, 9 Seattle J. Soc. Just.935 (2010 - 2011).
The Importation of Female Genital Mutilation to the West: The Cruelest Cut of All, 44 University of San Francisco Law Review 787 (Spring 2010)
Now You See it, Now You Don’t: Addressing the Issue of Websites which are Lost in Space, 35 Ohio Northern University Law Review 155 (2009).
Female Genital Mutilation: Exploring Strategies for Ending Ritualized Torture: Shaming, Blaming, and Invoking the Convention Against Torture, 15 Duke Journal of Gender Law and Policy 19 (2008).
The True Legacy of Rosa Parks - November 2005,http://writ.news.findlaw.com/commentary/20051102_broussard.html
Brown Did Not Fail America, America Failed Brown, 47 How. L.J. 829 (2004).
Supervised Grutter v. Bollinger Amicus Brief to the U. S. Supreme Court –January, 2003.
Drafted USDA Title VI Manual – January, 2002.
Honoring African American Women in Academia, The New Barrister, Vol. 37 No. 5, (2001).