Upcoming Conferences at Touro Law

Touro Law hosts a several conferences, CLE programs and distinguished speakers throughout the year, including: 


Second Annual Long Island Coastal Resilience Summit

Friday, March 11, 2016
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sponsored by the Rauch Foundation
Join land use attorneys, municipal board members and staff, planners, and county, state and federal government staff to examine opportunities and impediments to the incorporation of coastal resilience features into local laws, plans and projects.
Topics include:
  • a Regional Climatology Update by Danielle Peters of the Columbia University Earth Institute Center for Climate Systems Research
  • an overview of the Regulatory Implementation of the Community Risk and Resiliency Act by William Nechamen, Chief of the DEC Floodplain Management Section, and Mark Lowery, DEC Climate Policy Analyst,
  • panels on Incorporating Resilience into Zoning Codes and LWRPs, Innovative Approaches to Wastewater Management, and Smart Growth Projects on Long Island Incorporating Coastal Resilience.
Email events@tourolaw.edu for discount rates for sponsor organization members, government and nonprofit staff, and students. All programs are accredited for CLE (professional practice credits).


Louis D. Brandeis: An Interdisciplinary Retrospective

Thursday, March 31 - Friday, April 1, 2016
Touro Law Center
On March 31-April 1, 2016, Touro Law Center and the Jewish Law Institute will host a national conference, Louis D. Brandeis: An Interdisciplinary Retrospective. More than thirty judges, lawyers, and scholars, representing a broad range of disciplines and hailing from around the United States, will explore topics that include, among others: Brandeis's groundbreaking work as a lawyer and a scholar; his commitment to his Jewish heritage; his historic appointment to the Supreme Court nearly one hundred years ago; and his jurisprudence on the Court.
Speakers will include The Honorable Kermit Lipez, United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; Lance Liebman, former Dean of Columbia Law School and former Director of the American Law Institute; Kenneth Elzinga, Robert C. Taylor Chair in Economics at the University of Virginia; Hasia Diner, Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of American Jewish History and Director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University; and Fred Lawrence, former President of Brandeis University.

For additional information, please contact our Events Office at (631) 761-7064 or email events@tourolaw.edu.