Program Schedule

Register for Upcoming Land Use & Sustainable Development Law Institute Bagels with the Boards CLEs
 
Stay abreast of land use and zoning law facing New York municipal boards. Join local officials, planners, attorneys and legal scholars at Touro Law Center on the last Friday of the month for coffee and bagels and a 1-hour CLE, beginning February 2015.
 
Planning and Zoning for Accessible Communities
Friday, Mar. 27, , 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Faculty:
Robin Malloy, the E. I. White Chair and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Kauffman Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Syracuse University. Professor Malloy's book Land Use Law and Disability:
Planning and Zoning for Accessible Communities was published in October 2014 by Cambridge University Press.
 
1 Professional Practice credit. Planning and zoning board credits TBD
 
The cost for this program is $15 per person, including materials, and continental breakfast.
Space is limited.
 
Register online by clicking here.

 
For more information contact Cassie Zilavy at (631) 761-7064 or by email at czilavy@tourolaw.edu.
 

Billy Joel and the Law
March 22-23, 2015
Touro Law Center

On March 22-23, 2015, Touro Law Center will host a conference on Billy Joel and the Law. Speakers at the conference will include judges, lawyers, law professors, and music scholars, who will discuss ways in which Billy Joel's work relates to American law, society, and culture. The program on Sunday, March 22 is open to the public and will include panel presentations eligible for three CLE credits as well as a wine and cheese reception with musical performances related to the educational content of the program.
 
For the conference program, click here.
Conference fee is $60. To register, click here
 
If you need to reserve a hotel room, please call the Residence Inn Long Island, Islip/Courthouse Complex at (631) 231-0025. Please mention you are with the Touro Law Center conference, to receive a discounted rate.
 
The hotel address is:
Residence Inn Long Island Islip/Courthouse Complex
7 Court House Dr
Central Islip New York 11722 USA
 
For more information on this conference, please email events@tourolaw.edu.
  

First Annual Conference of the Land Use & Sustainable Development Law Institute

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Touro Law Center, Central Islip, Long Island
 
This conference will address the formidable impacts of climate change on Long Island and discuss solutions and strategies municipalities can take to create more resilient communities. Topics include the newly enacted Community Risk & Resiliency Act and the role of model resiliency zoning codes, the confluence of smart growth and resiliency, legal hurdles to living shores, the role of Local Waterfront Revitalization Plans (LWRPs), the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System, regional best practices and practical tools for moving from resiliency planning to implementation.
 
Register by clicking here.
 
If you need to reserve a hotel room, please contact Residence Inn Long Island Islip/Courthouse Complex at (631) 231-0025. Mention you are with the Touro Law Center LUS conference, to receive a discounted rate.
 
The address is:
Residence Inn Long Island Islip/Courthouse Complex
7 Court House Dr Central Islip New York 11722 USA
 
Conference participants can earn CLE, APA-CM, and New York State planning and zoning training credits. (Credits TBD.)

 

Law & Society: The Jews of Shanghai

Conference Information June 1, 2015 – June 3, 2015
Optional Day Trips – June 4, 2015 to Shanghai City Tour, Nanjing or Suzhou
Optional Post Trip Extension – June 5 – 10, 2015
 
The year 2015 is the 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II. The conference will examine history from a number of perspectives, including, law, literature and sociology. The conference is also an opportunity to significantly commemorate the important historical events that brought Jews to China, allowing for interactions and exchanges between people from two historical and influential cultures. Indeed, the conference will seek to further mutual learning and cross-cultural cooperation between the Chinese and Jewish peoples.
 
One of the objectives of the cross cultural Law and Society Symposium “Jews of Shanghai" conference is to bring the participation of all graduate and undergraduate schools within the Shanghai University of International Business and Economics (SUIBE) under the same umbrella as co-sponsors for the event. The University has made the commitment to providing the support and necessary resources to making the June Conference a significant event for City of Shanghai.
 
To register, click here.
For more information, click here