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Antonio Rossmann in the news:

Residents protest post office sale

Antonio Rossmann quoted in Berkeley High Jacket, December 1, 2014

“The problem is that without some restriction to the sale, there’s no guarantee that those things [Hudson has promised] will happen,” said Rossmann.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s drought relief bill needs closer scrutiny

Antonio Rossmann quoted in Los Angeles Times, November 28, 2014

Any congressional interference in California water regulations could upset a delicate balance between federal authority and long-established state prerogatives to set their own water policies, placing Congress on “risky constitutional ground.”

Historic Preservation Council report expected to aid campaign to save post office

Antonio Rossman quoted in The Berkeley Daily Planet, April 17, 2014

Preservation attorney and Berkeley Law faculty member Antonio Rossmann, whose office is in downtown Berkeley near the post office, commented that it “looks like the Advisory Council heard Berkeley: Protect historic uses and suspend all sales of historic post offices until improvements and protections are in place.”

Viewpoints: Restore public trust to water law

Antonio Rossman writes for The Sacramento Bee, August 19, 2012

Big Water engineered the crash of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta ecosystem by increasing Delta extractions through secretly negotiated contract amendments. When challenged in the courts, California’s water “leaders” conducted scorched-earth litigation that postponed judgment against them until the damage was done. More recently, the state’s Colorado River water districts have brought the Salton Sea to the edge of disaster, again adopting the courtroom tactics of Big Tobacco, to postpone judgment until the damage is done.

Antonio Rossmann on Berkeley City Attorney’s Novel Legal Theory

Berkeley Daily Planet, July 6, by Becky O’Malley
“…The city attorney has consistently attempted to distinguish Fairfield on technical grounds, failing to honor the spirit of the Court’s instruction…”