New Gould Law Librarians Named at Touro Law

December 21, 2010

Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center’s Gould Law Library welcomes Irene Crisci, Reference Librarian and Digital Archivist and Laura Ross, Reference Librarian and Gould Law Library Webmaster.

Ms. Crisci will be responsible, in collaboration with the faculty, for the continued development of our Bepress digital archives collection, in addition to her regular duties as a member of the reference team. She is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law, admitted to the New York Bar. She was a New York attorney-at-law in private practice in the areas of estate planning and administration, real estate, and corporate and partnership law. She received her Master of Library Science degree from the Palmer School of Library Science, Long Island University, C. W. Post Campus. She is also an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s College Library.

Ms. Ross will edit and maintain the Gould Law Library website, as well to serve as a general legal research reference librarian. Ms. Ross is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bars. She served as an attorney for the Legal Support Unit, Legal Services of New York City, working in the area of Housing. She will receive her Master of Library Science and Information degree from St. John’s University in January, 2010.


Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 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.
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