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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. – 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 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, 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 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, N.Y. – Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will deliver the commencement address at Touro Law Center’s 32nd Annual Commencement Exercises to be held on May 25, 2014 at 12:00 Noon at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, NY.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Aging and Longevity Law Institute (ALLI) held a conference on Monday, October 7 that identified a growing capacity crisis amongst our nation’s seniors. The conference “The Capacity Crisis, What Lawyers Need to Know and Do for Their Clients, the Public and Themselves” brought together experts, including members of the academy, bar and bench, and addressed the role of the legal profession to recognize and address America’s capacity crisis. The innovative and unprecedented program began the process of educating the legal community and helped facilitate a national dialogue as to why society, including the legal profession, must address the capacity crisis.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law Center is pleased to announce that it has received a grant in the amount of $42,000 from the Robin Hood Relief Fund. The grant will provide funding for three summer fellows to expand the scope of work of the Disaster Relief Clinic and a part –time lawyer to oversee coordinating outreach and placements of law students from around the country who wish to participate in service trips to provide legal assistance to those in need.
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Central Islip, N.Y. - Touro Law\'s Institute of Land Use and Sustainable Development Law has signed a contract with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to complete a wind energy inventory and model ordinance project, Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin announced today.