Howard Berman

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Analysis of the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

On June 8, 2020, the House of Representatives introduced the Justice in Policing Act of 2020 (hereinafter “the Act” or “the bill”) to “hold law enforcement accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies.”  We anticipate a House committee markup the week of June 15 and a … Continue Reading

The Iran Negotiations Reach a Critical Point

The chances are no greater than 50 percent that the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program will succeed.  And even if they do, this will not automatically open the gates for American companies to do business with Iran. Last November, Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council—the US, Britain, … Continue Reading