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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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New York, N.Y. – Since 2010, Touro College has increasingly placed its prelaw students at top-rated law schools placing seven of its students at Harvard Law School in the past three years. In 2013 alone, seven students gained admission to law schools ranked in the top 21 in the country by U.S. News and World Report.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Adding to more than $1M in new student scholarships raised over the past year, Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce two new student scholarships: The Rivkin Radler Scholarship and the Campolo Middleton & McCormick, LLP Scholarship.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Foundation and Law & Psychiatry Institute have established a $200,000 endowment to fund a scholarship and summer fellowship program that will focus on educating students at the Touro Law Center on the legal challenges facing veterans. The endowment is named in honor of Sol Wachtler, a life trustee of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, former chief judge of the New York State Court of Appeals, a longtime member of the Touro Law Center’s Board of Governors and a Korean War Army veteran.
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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.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin has been appointed the new co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar. The influential committee is charged with studying developments in legal education and admission to the bar, maintaining adequate standards of legal education, and monitoring the bar admission process. Dean Salkin will serves with co-chair Eileen D. Millett, Esq. of the prominent national firm Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Rodger Citron will serve as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs starting on July 1, 2014. He succeeds Deborah Post, who served for three years and will return to the faculty full time. 
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that the Long Island Community Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $20,000 to Touro Law Center to fund the research and development of a white paper designed for policymakers, lawmakers, regulators, nonprofits and others engaged in disaster relief and recovery.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Meredith R. Miller as the Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives. In this new role, Professor Miller will provide support to the existing Touro Law post-graduate incubator, continue to develop Touro Law’s hands-on solo & small practice concentration and develop synergies between the incubator and the concentration curriculum.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the establishment of the John Santucci Justice Scholarship created with a gift of $100,000 donated by Tom Santucci ’83 and friends and family in honor of his father John Santucci former District Attorney of Queens County. The scholarship will be awarded annually to a rising second year student who demonstrates a commitment to perseverance and personal integrity.