20 episodes

San Mateo Deputy District Attorney Chuck Finney talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation.

Your Legal Rights KALW

    • Government
    • 3.9 • 18 Ratings

San Mateo Deputy District Attorney Chuck Finney talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation.

    Are The Guardrails Coming Off: Part Three

    Are The Guardrails Coming Off: Part Three

    Two weeks ago, we asked “Are The Guardrails Coming Off?”We got a lot of feedback from listeners who were concerned, frustrated, angry or just plain fed up with such things as “flash mob” retail theft, Random violence, so called “smash and grab” robberies, amongst what is perceived as an atmosphere of rising crime in the Bay Area; they wanted to hear from people on the front lines, with boots on the ground.In our final episode in the series, we want to flip the narrative and talk about solutions more than problems, and where there might be emerging light at the end of the tunnel.Tonight YLR Host, Jeff Hayden and co-host NBC legal and political analyst Dean Johnson, are joined by guests District Attorney Jeff Rosen of Santa Clara County, and Attorney Charles Stone, currently the Mayor of the City of Belmont and a Candidate for the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County, and political writer Mark Simon, who has reported the behind the scenes of Bay Area goings on for three decades.Who better to discuss such troubling developments? Why that would be you, of course.Questions for Jeff, Dean or their guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

    • 59 min
    Are the Guardrails Coming Off -- Part Two

    Are the Guardrails Coming Off -- Part Two

    Two weeks ago, we asked “Are The Guardrails Coming Off?”We got a lot of feedback from listeners who were concerned, frustrated, angry or just plain fed up with such things as “flash mob” retail theft, Random violence, so called “smash and grab” robberies, amongst what is perceived as an atmosphere of rising crime in the Bay Area; they wanted to hear from people on the front lines, with boots on the ground.So tonight we bring you “Are The Guardrails Coming Off, Part 2: What The [Bleep] Is Going On In The Bay Area?” and ask what’s being done about it?Tonight YLR Host, Jeff Hayden and co-host NBC legal and political analyst Dean Johnson, are joined by guests District Attorneys Jeff Rosen of Santa Clara and Nancy O’Malley of Alameda County and San Francisco Bay Area Defense Attorneys Kevin Allen and Damone Hale: who better to discuss such troubling developments? Why that would be you, of course.Questions for Jeff, Dean or their guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

    • 58 min
    2021: Are The Guardrails Coming Off? – Part One

    2021: Are The Guardrails Coming Off? – Part One

    Tonight we begin a two-part series, devoted to 2021, a year that began with the attack on the capitol and racially inspired violence, and is ending with brazen thefts by flash mobs infiltrating the holiday shopping season. We wanted to close out the year with a look at where we stand as a society, in the bay area, in the nation and even globally.YLR Host Jeff Hayden and tonight's co-host, Dean Johnson, are joined by Professors Andy Barlow and Lawrence Douglas.Among tonight’s topics:The great resignation;Violence on airplanes;Conspiracy theoristsFlash mob retail theft;Soaring homicide rates;Random violence against ethnic minorities;School shootingsPolice shootingsVigilante justiceWe welcome your questions, concerns, opinions. Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

    • 59 min
    Year End Tax Tips for 2021

    Year End Tax Tips for 2021

    What do we know about possible changes brought on by the build back better act?What tax law changes do we yet know of, whether now in effect or coming down the road such as increasing the salt limit? Should we all go out and buy bigger houses? Cash in on what we got?Tonight, on your legal rights: as the year comes to a close, we give you tax tips. YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined by two CPA/Attorneys: David Hellman and Frank Adam.Questions for Jeff's Guests? Please call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

    • 59 min
    Scott Peterson Resentencing: Criminal Law and the Media

    Scott Peterson Resentencing: Criminal Law and the Media

    It was Christmas Eve, 2002 when Laci Peterson disappeared. A slow news day the day before Christmas, and the media, immediately, took note.By mid-2004, Scott Peterson was the defendant in a double homicide trial viewed around the world.Did the nature of the storyline drive the media, or was it the media attention that drove the prosecution?Almost every court in the land tries homicide cases all the time. What was it about the Scott Peterson case that caused it to draw daily national attention and gavel-to-gavel throughout the united states and the world? Was it the fact that the story broke on a holiday? Was it missing white woman syndrome?Tonight, on the day Peterson was resentenced, Your Legal Rights looks back at the Scott Peterson case, with defense attorney Geoff Carr, TV news media consultant Peter Shaplen, and legal and political analyst Dean Johnson.Questions for tonight’s panel? Call, toll free, at (866) 798-8255.

    • 59 min
    Landlord Tenant Law At The Close Of 2021

    Landlord Tenant Law At The Close Of 2021

    What remain of the major, but temporary, changes brought on by the pandemic?Do any regional bars to eviction remain in place?What of the state aid for those behind in their rent? Any idea how long these are taking to process? How long is the stream of funding expected to last?Tonight, YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined by David Finkelstein and Jessica Chylik, Landlord/Tenant attorneys and two of the very best.Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call toll free at (866) 798-8255.

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Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

Busy employee ,

Factual but irritating

I must admit that i only listened to the medical episode and one other but the host was rude to one of his callers and to his guest when she tried to correct him. Good idea for a podcast, bad host.

P.S. the hosts lisp is annoying

Jackpot Poker is my new Fave ,

Fear

is the mind killer 🏂

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