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May 12 2016

Judge Berkowitz Honors Memory of Soldiers Lost During Wartime Duty

Judge Berkowitz was a keynote speaker at the annual memorial service honoring the memory of soldiers lost during wartime duty. 


This unique Memorial Service is held in memory of the servicemen of the Jewish faith from the Greater Cincinnati area, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country while serving overseas in the U.S. Armed Forces. The program is presented by B’nai B’rith of Greater Cincinnati Alfred M. Cohen Unit #4. Family members of the honored and former members of the Armed Forces, for the 74th year, all held at this location, will participate in this program


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October 14 2015

Judge Josh Berkowitz sentences woman to the maximum punishment for driving under the influence

"Everyone on the roadway, including yourself, was at risk,” Judge Berkowitz said. WLWT reports:

In the video, a car can be seen driving into the median, then back out onto the interstate multiple times. The video has gone viral and has been viewed over 1 million times.

Judge Josh Berkowitz told Harris she was lucky that no one died that day. He also said she is lucky that she was not facing more serious charges.

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September 28 2015

'Happy sort of accident' reveals piece of history

The bible Josh was sworn in on has quite the history. reports:

As family, several county judges, as well as Berkowitz’s German teacher from Elder High School looked on, Berkowitz placed one hand on the Bible and took the oath of office. Thinking back on that moment, he said it was an honor.

“As a history major and a Cincinnati native, I felt honored to be a part of the great judicial tradition reflected in that Bible,” he said.

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