RPLG Continues to Expand With Three New Associates

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|

How Cities Are Addressing Police Reform

In the wake of George Floyd’s killing by Minneapolis police officers last May, public entities across the nation – including many cities and counties – have started the process of re-examining policing and public safety models amidst demands for reform, restructuring and racial and economic justice.

2021-05-21T06:59:39-07:00May 20th, 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|

Founding Partner Jon Holtzman to Speak at Berkeley Law Webinar on Police Reform

The Berkeley Law Center for Law and Work will host a five-hour webinar about police reform on Friday, Jan. 29, convening sixteen lawyers, judges, policy experts and professors to discuss possible changes to police-related labor laws. RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman will speak on a panel about transparency in the negotiations and administration of police labor agreements.

2021-01-11T11:10:52-08:00January 11th, 2021|
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