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LGBT Survey Results: Touro College—Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Nondiscrimination Policy

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.

LGBT Student Organization(s)

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.

LGBT Faculty

Lewis Silverman
Assistant Professor of Clinical Law
Phone: 631.421.2244, ext. 347
Email: lewiss@tourolaw.edu

LGBT Administrator(s)

No details provided.

LGBT Course(s)

Sexual Orientation and 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.

Domestic-Partner or Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

No details provided.

Additional Information

Touro Law Center offers a community which is welcoming, collaborative, supportive, and friendly. Our LGBT students, faculty, administrators, and alumni are actively engaged in the activities of the law school and the bar.

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May 21, 2014, 13:28 PM

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