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Touro Law Center Hosts 22nd Annual CLE Supreme Court Review Nov. 5th


November 3, 2010



Central Islip, NY – Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center will host the 22nd Annual Leon D. Lazer Supreme Court Review on Friday, November 5th 2010, from 8:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

Program highlights include an overview of last year’s Supreme Court Term and a Preview of this year’s Term, as well as discussion about First, Second, Fourth, Fifth, and Eighth Amendment Rights, Criminal Law and Procedure, Employment Discrimination, Attorney’s Fees, and Lawyering Issues.

Cases will be discussed and analyzed by a distinguished panel of jurists, constitutional scholars, and civil rights experts including Professor Erwin Cherminsky, Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Professor Leon Friedman, Hofstra University School of Law, and Touro Law Professors Martin Schwartz, Eileen Kaufman, and Richard Klein. The Program is chaired by The Honorable Leon D. Lazer, Professor of Law, Touro Law Center, Associate Appellate Division, New York State Supreme Court (Retired). The October 2009 Term was the first year of Justice Sotomayors’ tenure and the last year of Justice Stevens’ 35 year tenure. With the Roberts Court having completed its fifth year, the Court moved significantly to the right. No lawyer interested in how constitutional law affects the nation as well as the practice of law should miss this program.

Further information can be obtained by calling (631)761-7005. Touro Law Center is an accredited provider of Continuing Legal Education in the State of New York.



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185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law, which has a student body of approximately 750 and an alumni base of more than 5,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs, several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College system.

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. More than 18,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.


For more info contact:
Jillian Babcock
Office of Development
jbabcock@tourolaw.edu
(631) 761-7064
Fax (631) 761-7069