New Appellate Decision Makes Clear that POBRA Cannot Shield Police Misconduct from Public Scrutiny

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.

2021-05-21T06:41:34-07:00May 21st, 2021|

Jon Holtzman and Jamal Anderson Present on Police Reform at City Attorneys Conference

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.

2021-05-17T13:38:41-07:00May 17th, 2021|

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.

2021-04-22T11:15:47-07:00April 21st, 2021|

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.

2021-04-07T11:59:21-07:00April 7th, 2021|

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.

2021-02-23T11:11:29-08:00February 23rd, 2021|

Jon Holtzman and Julian Gross Present at 2021 League of California Cities City Managers 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.

2021-03-12T09:10:41-08:00February 15th, 2021|

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.

2021-03-12T09:09:47-08:00February 5th, 2021|

Founding Partner Jon Holtzman Joins City Managers Conference Panel

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.

2021-02-03T10:17:02-08:00January 28th, 2021|
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