Press Release tagged with "Touro Law"

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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center’s 2013 Commencement ceremony was held on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at The New York City Center and honored 238 new graduates of Touro Law including 228 JDs (including 1 Dual Degree JD/MBA and 1 Dual Degree JD/MPA), 8 LLMs in U.S. Legal Studies, and 2 LL.M. candidates.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center is pleased to announce new and revamped clinical programs that since this fall are providing twice the amount of clinical offerings for students. New clinics have been created in subject areas including bankruptcy, criminal defense, criminal prosecution, federal prosecution and immigration law. In addition Touro Law’s not-for-profit clinic has been revamped to include a small business component and the Veterans’ and Servicemembers’ Rights Clinic has been revitalized this semester.  Other clinic offerings include a nationally recognized disaster law clinic, an elder law clinic, the family law clinic, the disabilities law clinic, a foreclosure clinic and a senior citizens program.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $25,000 grant from the United Way of Long Island’s Hurricane Sandy Relief Program. The grant will be used to provide funding for consultation with victims of Hurricane Sandy both at the law school and through regularly scheduled walk-in clinics held throughout the Long Island region.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Lawrence Raful has been appointed Director of Externship Programs at Touro Law Center. Raful, former Dean and current Professor of Law, will take on new responsibilities, effective immediately.
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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 – On Friday, October 11, 2013 at the Northport VA Medical Center, Touro Law Center’s Veterans’ and Servicemembers’ Rights Clinic received a $5,000 grant from David Goldring, the Chairman and CEO of Overseas Military Sales Corporation (OMSC) on behalf of its sales team.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - The United Way of Long Island has awarded a $25K grant to Touro Law Center to fund a coordinator to help with the intake of calls to the Touro Law Center – Hurricane Emergency Assistance and Referral Team (TLC-HEART), providing pro bono assistance to those in need in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. As a result of this funding, Touro Law is pleased to announce that Therese Ebarb has been hired as the Attorney Coordinator of the TLC-HEART hotline.
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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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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.