Press Release tagged with "touro law center"

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Central Islip, N.Y. - More than 80 years ago, as the evils of Nazism spread across Europe, approximately 18,000 Eastern European Jews began fleeing to a most unlikely place – China – because while most European countries callously shut their doors to fleeing Jews, the open port city of Shanghai welcomed them.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Joan Clay as Practitioner in Residence for the Mortgage and Foreclosure Clinic. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick Connors has been appointed Scholar in Residence for the Fall 2015 semester. Professor Connors will be teaching New York Practice.
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce four new outstanding adjunct professors have joined the faculty and will be teaching courses in the spring semester. The new adjunct professors are: Nancy Burner, who will teach the Trusts and Estates Practice Module; The Hon. Chris Ann Kelley, who will teach Selected Topics in Criminal Justice; Anthony La Pinta who will teach Trial Practice – Criminal; and Jim Montes, who will teach Drafting Commercial Documents this semester. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Jim Montes, Esq. has been appointed Assistant Dean for Career Services at Touro Law Center effective September 1, 2014.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the Jewish Law Institute Student Scholars Program, providing unique opportunities for promising students with a strong interest in Jewish law. 
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law 1L student Rebekah Gordon has been named National Director of Membership for the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) for 2016-2017 academic year. In this position, Ms. Gordon will work to reactivate inactive chapters and establish contact at law schools that do not have NBLSA chapters as well as distribute information about the membership process and compile statistics about approximately 200 chapters to make them available for the National Executive Board.
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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 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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New York, N.Y. — Patricia E. Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, was appointed the Touro Graduate and Professional Division interim provost, Touro College President, Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Salkin, who will assume her new role on August 1st, is a nationally renowned scholar, educator and expert in policy and government ethics. An accomplished administrator, she has held numerous leadership appointments within the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools and the American Law Institute. Salkin also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education. She will continue to serve as Dean of the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Touro Law Center while the search for a permanent provost continues.