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Touro Law Student Earns Association of Black Women Attorney’s Scholarship
Posted On May 4, 2015
Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that third-year student Monsurat Abedba... Read More
Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin Appointed to The Joint Committee on Public Ethics (JCOPE) Review Commission
Posted On May 4, 2015
Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin has been appointed to the The Joint Committee on Public Ethics... Read More
Richard Parsons to Deliver Commencement Address
Posted On April 30, 2015
Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Richard Parsons, the former chairm... Read More

Sol Wachtler

Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment


B.A., LL.B., Washington and Lee University

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Sol Wachtler began his government career in 1963, when he was elected supervisor of the Town of North Hempstead. He was appointed to the New York State Supreme Court in 1968 and elected to the New York State Court of Appeals in 1972. In 1985, he was appointed Chief Judge of the State of New York and the Court of Appeals, positions in which he served until 1993. He was also the founder and first chair of New York's State Federal Judicial Council as well as the National State Federal Judicial Council.




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