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Law and Criminal Justice

  • Two years ago, after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, we asked our experts: What's Next? Last year was similarly replete with controversial decisions. Are more rights in jeopardy? With recent decisions at the close of this years term, replete with a bit of activism, we again find ourselves asking: What's Next?YLR host, Jeff Hayden is joined by Ben Feuer of the Complex Appellate Litigation Group, Anne Voigts from King & Spalding and James Brosnahan one of the nation’s most revered trial lawyers and author of the book "Justice at Trial."Questions for Jeff his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Protesting is considered a protected political activity in California, whether the topic is immigration, war, or another political issue here or even abroad. But your specific rights as a worker who engages in a political protest will depend on the specifics of your employment situation and when, how, and where you decide to protest.Tonight, on your legal rights, with participation and assistance of the labor and employment law section of the California Lawyers Association, we’re talking about protests and the workplace: labor and employment law in an unsettled and evolving world.YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined by Beth W. Mora of Mora Employment Law, and Wendy Musell, of Wendy Musell P.C.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    I got a red-light ticket. Is there anything I can do?The red lights came on behind me. What happens next? Can I do anything? Anything I absolutely should not do? Does the officer have to tell me why I was pulled over? Why what I do in the next few moments can really make a difference.A recurring feature on Your Legal Rights, because it can hit most of us, is traffic cases.Joining YLR Host Jeff Hayden is San Francisco attorney David Uthman, a retired peace officer, currently practicing law at the Law Offices of David Uthman and the San Francisco Traffic Law Clinic.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    Paula Canny is known throughout the San Francisco Bay Area as a commentator. Less known is about Paula Canny as an attorney and activist.Tonight, YLR Host Jeff Hayden is features an open house with an extraordinary attorney, activist, and commentator: Paula Canny of Burlingame.Questions for Jeff and his guest? Call (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    We’re talking bankruptcy, debtors rights, and what this means for you. Your rights, what these tools can do for you, or perhaps to you, and how it all works.Whether you are looking for help or adding to your knowledge base, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve come to the right place. YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, joined by Leon Bayer, are talking bankruptcy, debtors rights, and what this means for you. Your rights, what these tools can do for you, or perhaps to you, and how it all works. Whether you are looking for help or adding to your knowledge base, you’ve come to the right place, you’ve come to the right place.Questions for Jeff and his guest? Call us at (866) 798-8255,
  • Your Legal Rights
    The past President faces civil and criminal prosecutions. His main political rival, currently holding the office, benefits from these prosecutions – or does he? Do we?YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined by myriad experts who view these prosecutions from legal, political and constitutional prospectives.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Call toll free at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    You’re ready to move on from your job. That is, until your employer says you can’t work in the industry, that you signed an agreement never to work for a competitor.Tonight on Your Legal Rights, we’re talking non-compete agreements. What are they and how can they affect employer and employee alike?YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined by two of the best, employer attorney Tom Lenz and employee attorney Beth Mora.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    Does this housing crisis rise and fall with the cost of rent? Can we build our way out? What's new in Landlord-Tenant Law?YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined tonight by three of the best: Jessica Chylik, David Finkelstein and Sal Timpano. Best of all we take your calls and answer your questions at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    I am proceeding under a workers compensation claim. For medical benefits, do i have to go to a special doctor, or can i go to my regular doctor?What is a qualified medical evaluator? Is it likely my regular doctor is a qualified medical evaluator?YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, and tonight's co-host, Rob Wyman, are joined by Dr. Alex Sable-Smith, M.D., who practices both as a treating physician and as a qualified medical evaluator.Questions for Jeff, Rob and their guest? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    What is it going to take before Congress will take up fair and just immigration reform?Do non-citizens make up a larger percentage of the overall population than in years past? Do undocumented immigrants?When someone shows up at the border, claiming asylum, does the system give him or her the benefit of the doubt? If not, why not?Isn't the fight for immigrant and refuge rights a forgotten part of the fight for racial justice?On Wednesday, May 8, YLR Host, Jeff Hayden, is joined by Professor Bill Hing, author of Humanizing Immigration: How to Transform Our Racist and Unjust System.Questions for Jeff and his guest? Please call (866) 798-8255.
  • Your Legal Rights
    Upon its 2014 passage, Proposition 47 reclassified some felonies — mostly non-violent drug possessory offenses or low-grade theft cases — to misdemeanor. As misdemeanors, these low level offenses could not be enhanced with prior convictions under the Three Strikes Laws.Ten years later, California is plagued with organized retail thefts and homelessness, that certain law enforcement groups would blame on Proposition 47, while proponents of the measure would point to the tens of thousands of people languishing in jail for the most minor of offenses before it's passage, and further that the crimes most often blamed on Proposition 47 were not, in fact, affected by it.On May 1, 2014, we look at Proposition 47 some ten years after its passage.YLR Host, Jeff Hayden is joined by Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Eugene Hyman, retired, Professor Charis Kubrin from U.C. Irvine, Deputy San Francisco Public Defender Matt Sotorosen, and Will Matthews from Californians for Safety and Justice.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.