About Eileen Kaufman

Eileen Kaufman is Professor of Law at Touro Law Center. She graduated with highest honors from Skidmore College and received her J.D. and LLM. from New York University School of Law. Before joining the faculty at Touro, Professor Kaufman served as managing attorney at Westchester Legal Services where her work included major class actions and law reform relating to government benefit programs.
Professor Kaufman was Touro's Vice Dean from 1996-2000, the founder of Touro Law's summer program in India and the co-director of Touro Law's summer program in Israel. Among her professional activities, Professor Kaufman served as the co-President of the Society of American Law Teachers, the Reporter for the New York Pattern Jury Instructions Committee, the chairperson of the Bar Admission and Lawyer Performance Committee of the American Association of Law Schools, a member of the Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the New York State Judicial Institute on Professionalism in the Law. She currently co-chairs the Committee on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the New York State Bar Association.

Positions

Present Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
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Honors and Awards

  • Ruth G. Schapiro Award of the New York State Bar Association
  • Touro's Professor of the Year 1995, 2002, 2005, 2011, 2012
  • Touro's Lecturer of the Year Award 2004
  • Distinguished Service Award 2004
  • Paul Marks Public Interest Award 1989, 2004
  • Milton Handler Scholarship Award 2004

Courses

  • Constitutional Law
  • Torts
  • Sex-Based Discrimination
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism


Contact Information

Touro Law
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, NY, 11722
Room 311B
Office Phone: 631-761-7125

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