On September 30 and October 1, 2021, Governor Newsom signed nine new police reform bills into law. A few other police reform bills are still on the Governor's desk (as of the date of publication of this Alert). The legislation addresses [...]
Although it is a small step, a recent appellate decision involving the City of Oakland carries significant promise for ensuring that local public agencies and civilian oversight boards can fully investigate allegations of police misconduct to ensure integrity in policing and maintain community trust.
On Friday, May 14, RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Senior Associate Jamal Anderson presented on police reform at the League of California Cities annual City Attorneys Conference. The presentation explored the wide range of initiatives and policy changes on the table for cities addressing police reform in California.
Jon Holtzman to Present on Police Arbitration at Labor and Employment Relations Association Conference
Continuing a series of speaking engagements focused on public safety reform, RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will join a panel at the 44th Collective Bargaining and Arbitration Conference to discuss police arbitration.
Jon Holtzman and Linda Ross to Give Presentation on Pension Law Hosted by Sacramento County Bar Association
The presentation will cover developments in public pension law, the “California Rule,” and key decisions recently made by the California Supreme Court.
Founding Partner Jon Holtzman Joins San Francisco Bar Association Annual Labor and Employment Conference Panel
Public Law Group Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will join a panel of police reform experts to discuss “Police Reform: Can Unions and Management Play a Constructive Role?” at the 2021 Annual Labor and Employment Conference.
RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Partner Julian Gross shared their expertise on issues of concern to local government leaders at the League of California Cities City Managers Conference.
Founding Partner Jon Holtzman Speaks at Berkeley Law Webinar on the Role of Labor Relations in Police Reform
On Jan. 29, 2021, RPLG founding partner Jon Holtzman joined 14 attorneys, judges, professors and policy experts via the Berkeley Center for Law and Work for a five-hour webinar exploring labor relations law as an avenue for police reform.
Public Law Group Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will join a panel of city officials to discuss “Promoting Civility in Times of Heightened Partisanship and Polarization” at the League of California Cities 2021 City Managers Conference.
RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and Moraga-Orinda Fire Chief Dave Winnacker discuss innovative technologies and strategies developed by Chief Winnacker and a team of outside tech gurus to combat and manage wildfires.