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

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    • Government
    • 3.9, 15 Ratings

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

    YLR: Consumer Protection 101 -- Unfair Competition

    YLR: Consumer Protection 101 -- Unfair Competition

    California's Unfair Competition Laws protect consumers and competitors alike by addressing such things as unlawful or fraudulent business acts or practices, unfair, deceptive, untrue or misleading advertising, and related practices. Some practices are obvious such as lying in ads or bait and switch, while others more subtle such as securing your automobile purchase against your home rather than the car. How does a consumer -- or a competitor -- know when he/she has been victimized by such unfair

    • 59 min
    YLR: Insurrection and the Law

    YLR: Insurrection and the Law

    Why has President Trump dispatched Federal Officers , often in plain clothes, into cities? Focused on cities run by Democratic mayors? Under what circumstances can a president dispatch the military to use police power over civilians? YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined tonight by Professor Lawrence Douglas, Professor of Law, Jurisprudence and Social Thought at Amherst College and author of seven books, most recently: WILL HE GO? TRUMP AND THE LOOMING ELECTORAL MELTDOWN IN 2020 in which he describes

    • 58 min
    YLR: The Virus, The Beach, Justice

    YLR: The Virus, The Beach, Justice

    Two coronavirus stories to tell. First, the story of one man, and how one person could and did make a difference. Seeing crowded beaches throughout the beach, how Brent Turner rallied local officials to close the beaches before the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Then, a second story, of working in the trenches of the justice system, and how courts throughout the state, and the nation, have been paralyzed as individuals within test positive, and how the public has been excluded to the protection

    • 59 min
    YLR: Your Evolving Right to Bail

    YLR: Your Evolving Right to Bail

    Our system of Bail has evolved from where someone would await your trial in your stead to make sure you showed up, to where you posted money to make sure you showed up, to where you posted money to make sure you showed up and everyone else stayed safe. Come the pandemic, the jails could not remain so crowded or infected persons would spread the virus -- first among themselves, then spread to the rest of the community. How does this affect bail? Pretrial release? Public Safety? YLR Host Jeff

    • 59 min
    YLR: So You Are Starting A Business

    YLR: So You Are Starting A Business

    So you have a great idea and you want to start up a business. What NOT to do. What are some of the big mistakes made by entrepreneurs? How do you avoid them? YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined tonight by commercial litigator, Joshua Borger and Business transactions attorney/real estate broker Tamara Pow. Questions for Jeff and his guests? Please call (866) 798-8255.

    • 59 min
    YLR: Where to Find Legal Help During the Pandemic

    YLR: Where to Find Legal Help During the Pandemic

    In the midst of a pandemic, a crisis of justice and conscience and resulting civil unrest; people are left to try to find legal help for myriad legal problems; and with a shelter in place in effect, legal help has been hard to find. YLR Host Jeff Hayden is joined tonight by co-host Deborah Kemper, Executive Director of the San Mateo County Bar Association, and executives of the major local bar associations. Tiela Chalmers runs the Alameda County Bar Association and their pro bono program, Legal

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 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

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