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Touro Law Welcomes New Staff Attorney in the Disaster Relief Clinic
Posted On October 7, 2016
Touro Law Center Dean Harry Ballan is pleased to announce the hiring of Ambika Raghunandan, Class of... Read More
E.D.N.Y. Mediation Settlement Day Luncheon and CLE to Be Held at Touro Law on October 20, 2016
Posted On October 5, 2016
On October 20, 2016, the Eastern District of New York (“E.D.N.Y.”) Chapter of the Federa... Read More
New Director of Externship Programs Appointed at Touro Law
Posted On September 28, 2016
Touro Law Dean Harry Ballan has named Professor Marjorie Silver the new Director of Externship Progr... Read More
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IBLT History

The IBLT had its roots in Touro Law’s innovative 1997 “CyberSymposium,” a full-day conference on the Internet and legal issues which was Webcast and streamed over the Internet in real-time (and whose proceedings were collected in 14 Touro L. Rev (Fall 1997).  By the autumn of 2000, then-Dean Howard Glickstein, Vice Dean Gary Shaw and Associate Dean Linda Howard Weissman began developing an “E Commerce Institute,” with the assistance of an advisory board of attorneys and business professionals from Long Island’s leading technology and law firms.  Among the members of that advisory board were Seymour Liebman, general counsel of Canon USA and a Touro Law alumnus; Peter Goldsmith of LISTnet; Wayne Brody of Arrow Electronics; Dean Yacov Shamash of Stony Brook University; Allan Cohen of Nixon Peabody; Paul Rubell, then with Rivkin, Radler; Chuck Bilich, then with Meltzer Lippe; David Aker, a patent practitioner and long-time Touro adjunct professor; and Jonathan Ezor, then an in-house attorney at and counsel to Farrell Fritz.  Over the next few years, the advisory board met every few months, making plans for courses and programs, including clinics and a case study course designed by Jennifer Lupo, a Touro Law alumna who was then general counsel to This in turn led to the launching of a Cyberlaw course taught by new adjunct Jonathan Ezor and a half-day CLE conference on e-commerce legal issues (jointly presented with Albany Law School) in June 2002.