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  Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Dean Johnson and Emily Andrews for Your Legal Rights' updated report on US Supreme Court combinations and expectations. Qustions for Dean and Emily? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.  

Landlord/Tenant Laws, Issues, Initiatives

Oct 3, 2018

Landlord/Tenant -- Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Sal Timpano to consider issues, laws & initiatives as Elections loom, November 6th. Ballot propositions borrowed here from a round-up by Capital Public Radio's Emily Zentner: Allowing Local Authorities to Enact Rent Control measures, Prop 10 would give Cali localities freedom to enact rent controls.

  Host: Jeff Hayden, certified criminal law specialist, California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. Jeff welcomes employment law specialists: -- Margaret Grover, Esq., Partner, Wendel Rosen Black & Dean LLP, Oakland, CA.  Maggie is a 30-year attorney practicing employment law and member of the Labor and Employment Section of the California Lawyers Association (CLA). -- Ellen Mendelson, Esq., San Francisco, CA. The law office of Ellen A Mendelson focuses on representing public and other employees.

Patents 101

Sep 19, 2018

  In a welcome return engagement with Your Legal Rights, host Jeff Hayden's guests are patent attorneys Ron Rohde and Myrna Schelling. We consider patents, copyrights, intellectual property, public domain, provenance -- In all, "Patents 101". Questions for Ron and Myrna? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. 

Mental Health

Sep 12, 2018

  Last week we discussed nuts and bolts of the Collaborative Courts Models used in the Bay Area. This week’s program, Inside the Justice System: Evolving Treatment of the Mentally Ill, continues that discussion, and considers the new law providing for Mental Health Diversion. 

"Collaborative Courts 101"

Sep 5, 2018

Legal Services for Children

Aug 29, 2018

  Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Nicole Bates and Joey Mintz, both with Legal Services for Children (LSC), affording free representation to children and youth who require legal assistance to stabilize their lives and realize their full potential. Founded 1975, LSC is one of the country’s first non-profit law firms dedicated to providing free legal representation and social work services to children. Questions for Nicole and Joey? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255. Also, this is our once-a-month Call-A-Lawyer Night.

Police, Justice and Community

Aug 22, 2018

  Your Legal Rights host Jeff Hayden welcomes John L Burris and Carlos Bolanos for a discussion about inclusiveness and community.  With law offices in Oakland ( Mr Burris, known as  is both a civil rights activist and police misconduct lawyer, is active in the community as well as in the courtroom.  San Mateo County Sheriff Carlos Bolanos has previously served as Chief of the Redwood City Police Department, after serving the cities of Palo Alto and Salinas; he is also active in the Rotary Club and in the Redwood City and San Mateo County communities. Questions for John an

Workers' Compensation A to Z

Aug 15, 2018

  Host Jeff Hayden welcomes Robert Wyman and Jason Marcus, Specialists in Workers' Compensation Law, certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization, State Bar of California. Questions for Robert and Jason? Please call Your Legal Rights toll-free 866-798-8255.  

Can The President Pardon Himself?

Aug 8, 2018


(Rebroadcast from June 13, 2018)  Is the US President Constitutionally empowered to pardon him/her self? Your Legal Rights host Jeffrey Hayden welcomes specialist in criminal defense and civil litigation Dean Johnson. With attorney practice at Redwood City, California, Mr Johnson summarizes his career through webpages at 

Criminal Law -- False Confessions of Persons Charged with Crimes. Guests: Peter Goldscheider, the President of the San Mateo County Bar Association (SMCBA), and a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law; Jeff Hayden, a former President of the SMCBA, a former Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization, and a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law; and Steve Wagstaffe, the District Attorney of San Mateo County. Questions for Chuck's guests? Please call toll-free 866-798-8255.  

Employment Law -- Marijuana in the Workplace: a Discussion of California Employment Law and Criminal Law and Federal Law Regarding the Issues Facing Employers and Employees. Guests: Danielle Lucido, Chief Counsel for the Engineers and Scientists of California Local 20 IFPTE (Union); Jonathan Judge, an attorney who represents Employers, and a Partner in the law firm of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo; & Jeff Hayden, a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, and Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization. Questions for Chuck's guests?

A discussion of the California Board of Legal Specialization & Certified Specialization in areas of the Law.
Guests: Natalie Leonard, Director of Legal Specialization; Ricardo Goni, Chair; and Jeff Hayden,  Vice-Chair of the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar.
Listeners with questions for Chuck & his guests, please call toll-free 1-866-798-8255.

The State Bar's "Kids & The Law" Consumer Guide for parents regarding laws focusing on children & youth.
Guests: Bob Perez, a former Assistant Executive Director of the State Bar and now Legal Reviewer of the State Bar's Consumer Guides; Jeff Hayden, California Board of Legal Specialization Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, and the President of the San Mateo County Bar Assn.; and Andrew Cain, Supervising Attorney, Legal Advocates for Children & Youth, the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley.

Public Safety -- Juveniles who Commit Serious Crimes: Rehabilitation v. Adult Prison Sentences.
Guests: Steve Wagstaffe, District Attorney of San Mateo County; Chris Arriola, Supervising Deputy District Attorney of Juvenile Unit, Santa Clara County; Jeff Hayden, Defense  Attorney/Certified Specialist in Criminal Law; Frankie Guzman, Attorney with National Center for Youth Law; and Judge Eugene Hyman, Santa Clara County (Ret.).
Listeners with questions for Chuck's guests, please call 415-841-4134.

A discussion of recent U S Supreme Court Decisions
Guests: Cynthia Larsen, Certified Specialist in Appellate Law;  Jeff Hayden, Certified Specialist in  Criminal Law; Myron Moskovitz, Constitutional Law Professor.
Listeners with questions for Chuck Finney's guests, please be ready to call 415-841-4134.