Featured Stories tagged with "touro law center"

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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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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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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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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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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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The Touro College School of Health Sciences in Bay Shore brought together senior citizens and student volunteers recently for a day of car “fitting” and fun.  The annual Occupational Therapy “CarFit” event attracted senior citizens from the Bay Shore community interested in having their cars professionally “fitted” --- making sure that when they are inside them, they are seated properly with all their mirrors aligned for optimal safety. 
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As the Class of 2014 graduate from the Touro Law Center, faculty and staff offer words of advice and encouragement, and let the graduates know they will be missed. 
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Incubator programs are gaining popularity both nationally and internationally as a practical resource for new lawyers and a means to bridge the justice gap in underserved communities. At the head of this new trend is Touro Law Center (TLC)’s new incubator, the Community Justice Center of Long Island, which helps Touro graduates build their own law firms while serving the community in Suffolk County.