Upcoming Conferences at Touro Law

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

The  29th Annual Leon D. Lazer Supreme Court Review

October 2016 Term Ending June 2017
Friday, October 27, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Touro Law Center 
 
 
Some highlights of past conferences include: 

Benjamin N. Cardozo: Judge, Justice, Scholar

March 23-24, 2017
Touro Law Center
 
On March 23-24, 2017, Touro Law Center and the Jewish Law Institute hosted a national conference, Benjamin N. Cardozo: Judge, Justice, Scholar. More than thirty judges, lawyers, and scholars, hailing from across the United States, explored topics that included, among others: Cardozo and Contracts; Cardozo’s Judicial Style; Cardozo and the Legal Profession; Cardozo, Law, and Society; Cardozo and Judicial Decision making; Cardozo’s Jurisprudence; Cardozo and Torts, and Justice Cardozo. The conference proceedings also included a keynote address by Professor Andrew Kaufman, Cardozo’s biographer, and a video message from Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York State Court of Appeals.
 
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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 hosted 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 included 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.
 
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