Jason Rabinowitz

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Jason Eric Rabinowitz is a labor lawyer with Beeson, Tayer & Bodine He is a partner specializing in public and private sector labor law on behalf of labor organizations and individual employees[1].

Rabinowitz, is a member, California State Bar, Nevada State Bar, United States District Courts for the Central, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts. Member, Executive Committee, Sacramento County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section (2002-2005); Lawyers Coordinating Committee, AFL-CIO, National Lawyers Guild . Speaker, International Brotherhood of Teamsters National Lawyers Conference; Lawyers Coordinating Committee, AFL-CIO, Industrial Relations Association of Northern California, King Hall School of Law, Federation of Retired Union Members, State Workers Speaker Series; Sacramento Central Labor Council, National Lawyers’ Guild. Presenter of numerous Union-sponsored seminars on labor law. Contributor, Sacramento Labor Bulletin. Professor of Labor Law, University of California, Davis School of Law[2].

He is the brother of Noel Rabinowitz.

Education

University of Massachusetts at Amherst (1991) B.A. cum laude, Journalism. University of California, Davis School of Law (Davis) (1996) J.D.

Communist controversy

In 1988, Jason Rabinowitz, a member of the Young Communist League USA was elected as president of the student body at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, with co-candidate Shari Silkoff . This resulted in considerable controversy[3].

A University of Massachusetts student judiciary board was called in yesterday to settle a dispute over a Communist's election as copresident of the student body.
"We feel we have the right to take office, and it will be only a matter of time before we do," copresident-elect Jason Rabinowitz said.
Rabinowitz, a member of the Young Communist League, was elected March 15 with his cocandidate, noncommunist Shari Silkoff. The league was formed about five years ago.

Opposing the Patriot Act

In 2003 Keith Wagner, Jason Rabinowitz, Stella Levy (an attorney), Rashad Baadqir and Ellen Schwartz (co-chair) were leaders of the Sacramento Coalition to Stop the Patriot Act. Rashad Baadqir, was also Executive Director for The Council of American-Islamic Relations[4].

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