Press Release tagged with "Touro Law"

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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the Jewish Law Institute Student Scholars Program, providing unique opportunities for promising students with a strong interest in Jewish law. 
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law 1L student Rebekah Gordon has been named National Director of Membership for the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) for 2016-2017 academic year. In this position, Ms. Gordon will work to reactivate inactive chapters and establish contact at law schools that do not have NBLSA chapters as well as distribute information about the membership process and compile statistics about approximately 200 chapters to make them available for the National Executive Board.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – The Institute for Business, Law and Technology (IBLT), which was launched by Touro Law Center in March 2003, is commemorating the success of its first decade and the beginning of its second with a new, expanded focus on encouraging and supporting economic development and entrepreneurship along with a new name, the Center for Innovation in Business, Law and Technology.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center’s 22nd Annual Goods and Services Auction, held on March 16th at the law school, raised a total of $84,000. All proceeds from the auction benefit Touro Law’s Public Interest Law Fellowship Program, awarding stipends to students who are dedicated to helping others through public service work during the summer. In addition, nine attorneys were honored for their dedication to public interest and pro bono work through the Public Interest Attorney of the Year Recognition Program, led by auction co-chair Lois Schlissel, Esq., managing partner of Meyer, Suozzi, English, Klein, P.C. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Jim Montes, Esq. has been appointed Assistant Dean for Career Services at Touro Law Center effective September 1, 2014.
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Central Islip, NY - On Sunday, May 25, Touro Law Center celebrated the class of 2014 at the 32nd annual commencement ceremony. This year’s graduation, held at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, honored 172 Juris Doctor candidates, 9 candidates for the LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies as well as several December 2013 candidates including 29 Juris Doctor candidates, 1 LL.M. and 6 LL.M. in U.S. Legal Studies.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law students are providing free tax help to low and moderate income community members who need help preparing their own tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Through this public service project, sponsored by the United States Internal Revenue Service and being overseen by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, more than 25 student volunteers have been trained and can file tax returns directly from the law school, a designated site for the program. This is the fifth year Touro Law students have participated in the project.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Hagedorn Foundation has awarded a $40,000 grant to support immigration law training and legal services through Touro Law’s incubator in Hauppauge, the Community Justice Center (CJC). The funds will enable Touro Law alumni practicing in the CJC to receive intensive training on representing clients with immigration issues in order to prepare them to represent clients in a law-bono fee arrangement.
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New York, N.Y. — Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, was appointed the Touro Graduate and Professional Division interim provost, Touro College President, Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Salkin, who will assume her new role on August 1st, is a nationally renowned scholar, educator and expert in policy and government ethics. An accomplished administrator, she has held numerous leadership appointments within the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools and the American Law Institute. Salkin also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education. She will continue to serve as Dean of the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center while the search for a permanent provost continues.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the creation of seven new endowed student scholarships funded in the first quarter of fiscal year 2013-2014. These new scholarships have increased Touro Law’s endowed, named scholarship offerings by 33% in the last few months.