Press Release tagged with "Touro Law"

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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.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce a $250,000 grant from the Kermit Gitenstein Foundation to establish scholarships for two students who will be designated as Gitenstein Scholars annually. One Gitenstein Scholar is designated for a qualified student with an interest in health law and the second will be for a qualified student interested in aging and longevity law.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Deseriee Kennedy has been named the Kermit Gitenstein Distinguished Professor of Health Law & Policy for the 2014-2015 academic year. In her role she will teach a Health Law and Policy class and lecture in the area while building relationships within the community to further strengthen Touro Law’s programs and collaborations.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center is pleased to announce the creation of a new two-year accelerated J.D. program. This program, scheduled to begin on May 19, 2014, is an extraordinary opportunity for a select group of qualified applicants to complete all requirements for the Juris Doctor degree during a concentrated and rigorous 24-month period and to sit for a Bar Examination only 26 months after they begin their law school studies. Applications are currently being accepted.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that David Greenberger, a recent graduate, is the recipient of the Morris E. Fischer, LLC Scholarship. This prestigious scholarship is awarded to a full-time student who earns the highest mark in the Jewish Law class and/or demonstrates a strong appreciation for the importance and contributions to Jewish Law.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute will host Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik as the Fall 2014 Distinguished Lecturer on September 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Lander College for Women – the Anna Ruth & Mark Hasten School located at 227 West 60th Street in New York. Rabbi Soloveichik, who is widely known as a leading Jewish thinker, theologian and public intellectual will deliver an address titled, “Jews, Christians and the Hobby Lobby Decision.”
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Edward A. Dauer has been named the Inaugural Kermit A. Gitenstein Distinguished Visiting Professor of Health Law & Policy. He will begin in Spring 2014, teaching in the classroom, delivering public lectures and participating fully in the faculty and student life at Touro Law.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Gary Shaw will serve as the Interim Director of the Center for Innovation in Business, Law & Technology (IBLT).
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Erica Edwards-O’Neal has been appointed Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In her new role, she will provide leadership and training on matters relating to valuing diversity and cultural competence, and she will assist the dean in guiding the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan focused on embedding effective diversity and inclusion practices for the law school. Edwards-O’Neal will continue in her role as Senior Director of Career Services as well.