Featured Stories tagged with "law"

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Congratulations! As the 2013 graduates of Touro Law Center celebrate commencement and prepare for the Bar Exam, faculty and staff have some thoughts to share with them. 
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Julia Capie decided to become a lawyer so she could make a difference in the lives’ of families similar to her own. Her mother’s family emigrated from the Dominican Republic when Hurricane David destroyed their home and family restaurant in 1979. Once in the U.S., they struggled with racism, language and culture barriers, and low-paying, manual labor jobs. 
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Touro Law Center celebrated its 33rd annual Commencement exercises on the evening of Sunday, May 17 at the Tilles Center for Performing Arts in Brookville, New York, awarding 194 juris doctor degrees, 11 Master of Laws in U.S. Legal Studies degrees, and 2 Master of Laws degrees to graduates. 
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Find a role model to emulate. Always be cordial and collegiate. Be persistent. Find the balance between career and personal time. Never underestimate the power of networking. The faculty of Touro Law shares their advice, and says goodbye, to this year\'s graduates.
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Where are the best places to study at Touro Law Center (TLC)?  What resources does TLC provide for its students? Why is it important to network with professors from the very beginning? What should incoming students expect from law school—and specifically, TLC? 
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It takes conviction and a belief in what the law represents to be a public criminal defender in big cities like New York. A passion for justice and fairness was instilled in Touro College Jacob D. Fuschberg Law Center Class of 2013 graduate Ga’Kia E. Gray early on in life. Her father was a professional baseball player in the days before superstar agents and big unions, and his career suffered from subpar representation. Gray still wishes she could have been there to protect her dad’s rights, and has redirected that sense of purpose to individuals ensnared in the justice system or accused of misconduct.
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When Congresswoman Kathleen Rice considered her career path following graduation from college, her father’s words came to mind. “He used to tell me, you like to argue so much, why don’t you get a law degree?” says Rice, who in January 2015, was sworn into office to represent New York’s Fourth Congressional District, Nassau County.
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New York, N.Y. - If you have a preexisting medical condition, you—or even your doctor—may have a moral or halachic obligation to disclose that information to your fiancé and her family.
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by: Ken Rosenblum, Associate Dean for Administration, Touro Law 
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Vlad Tamayeff came to Touro Law in 2011 ready to begin a career in corporate and real estate law. He stated, "I had heard that Touro Law not only provides a solid background in corporate and real estate law, but also has classes related to Jewish heritage and the teaching of [the relationship between the] Talmud and the law."