Touro College—Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Touro College—Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center 
225 Eastview Drive, Central Islip, NY 11722, USA
Phone: 631.761.7010 | Fax: 631.761.7019
Email: admissions@tourolaw.edu | Website: www.tourolaw.edu

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?

Touro Law Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to admissions procedures, educational programs, employment practices, and other activities sponsored by the Law Center. Touro Law Center complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws relating to discrimination.

Does your law school have a nondiscrimination policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity?

Touro Law Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, handicap or disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. This policy applies to admissions procedures, educational programs, employment practices, and other activities sponsored by the Law Center. Touro Law Center complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws relating to discrimination.

Does your law school provide gender-neutral restrooms?

Yes

Does your law school have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender student organization?

Lesbian and Gay Law Students Association (AMICUS) sponsors social and educational programs, represents the interests of lesbian and gay members of the Law Center community, participates in public interest legal projects, and is active in regional and national lesbian and gay law student organizations.

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender faculty members?

Meredith Miller
Professor of Law
Phone: 631.761.7133
Email: mmiller@tourolaw.edu

Does your law school have any openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender administrators?

Tom Maligno
Executive Director
William Randolph Hearst Public Advocacy Center at Touro Law
Phone: 631.761.7033
Email: thomasm@tourolaw.edu

Does your law school offer any academic courses primarily focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender legal issues?

Sexual Orientation and the Law

Offered from time to time

This course addresses the place of sexual orientation in law, ways in which society attempts to control human sexual behavior through law, and ways in which legal decision makers take sexual orientation into account in dispute resolution. Areas covered include constitutional protection of privacy, speech, and association; regulation under criminal law of sexual conduct; regulation of family status and the attendant benefits; and regulation of discrimination in the civilian sector and in the military.

Does your law school offer the same benefits to faculty, staff, or student same-sex spouses as they do opposite-sex spouses?

Yes

Does your law school offer any form of domestic-partner benefits to faculty, staff, or students?

Yes

Additional Information

Touro Law Center is a welcoming community both through the application process as well as for students during their law school career. Activities throughout the year celebrate diversity with organizations offering opportunities for advocacy and community involvement.