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Touro Law Names New Director of Digital Legal Education
Posted On March 23, 2015
Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Jack Graves has been appointed Director o... Read More
Touro Law Receives Grant from the Berg Foundation
Posted On March 19, 2015
Touro Law Center is the recipient of a grant from the David A. Berg Foundation, Dean Patricia Salkin... Read More
Two Touro Law Students Selected as 2015 New York City Bar Association Diversity Fellows
Posted On March 3, 2015
Touro Law Center students Ingrid Tatiana Medina and Alexis Bullard have been selected as 2015 New Yo... Read More
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Community Partnerships

Project P.A.T.C.H. (Participatory Awareness Through Community Help) is a partnership between the Law Center, the Northport-East Northport School District, the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Law Youth and Citizenship (LYC) program, and the New York State Education Department (SED). The purpose of LYC is to:

  • Train teachers to use law-related education methodology;
  • Develop and distribute law-related education materials for teachers;
  • Involve attorneys and judges in educational programs, both in and out of the classroom; and
  • Provide assistance to schools to teach students about the law and government and encourage active citizenship.

For more than 15 years, Touro Law has been working with the Northport-East Northport School District Project P.A.T.C.H. and has:

  • Arranged for faculty members to teach in middle school and high school classes;
  • Developed a library of age- and grade-appropriate law-related materials for use in high school classes;
  • Created and hosted a virtual law library of cases and materials relevant to high school law courses on its website (including the text of the Constitution, selected United States Supreme Court opinions, summaries of major constitutional law cases, and a glossary of legal terms).