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August 24 2015

Column: Offenders hold keys to release

Check out Judge Berkowitz's recent column in

Concerns about the justice system are heightened as our community confronts an ongoing heroin epidemic, a spike in violence, the murder of a Cincinnati police officer and the indictment of a UC police officer for the murder of an unarmed motorist. As a judge and former assistant prosecutor, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many people affected by a criminal case, including victims, witnesses, jurors, defendants, or concerned citizens. One was a gentleman at a police-community outreach meeting I’ll call Mike. Mike is a recovering addict and alcoholic who works as a counselor at one of the region’s leading inpatient treatment facilities, serving mainly offenders whose sentence includes drug or alcohol rehab.

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August 17 2015

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Judge Josh Berkowitz is endorsed by the Cincinnati Right to Life PAC, Prosecutor Joe Deters, Fraternal Order of Police Queen City Lodge 69, the Buckeye Firearms Association, the Hamilton County Republican Party, and the Citizens for Community Values.






July 10 2015

Norwood's Law Director Named Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge

Norwood Star reports:

In mid-April, Norwood’s Law Director, Josh Berkowitz, was named Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge.  At that time, Berkowitz resigned his position as Law Director and the Assistant Law Director Chris Brown was promoted to Law Director.  We wanted to take this opportunity to tell you a little about Berkowitz and his history with Norwood.

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