Your Legal Rights Podcast

Attorney Jeff Hayden talks with experts on various legal topics, with listener participation.

YLR: Insurrection and the Law

Listen to YLR: Insurrection and the LawWhy 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 what could happen if Donald Trump refuses to accept a loss in the November election, and Dean Johnson, practicing attorney and an Emmy-nominated legal and political analyst and commentator who has worked with news media ranging from NBC to FOX NEWS, from ABC to AL JAZEERA . Questions for Jeff and his guests? Call (415) 841-4134 or (866) 798-8255.

YLR: The Virus, The Beach, Justice

Listen to YLR: The Virus, The Beach, JusticeTwo 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 of all. YLR host Jeff Hayden is joined tonight by long-time Half Moon Bay resident Brent Turner, by Kari Mueller, chair of the San Mateo County Surfrider Foundation, and Redwood City attorney Paula Spano. Questions for Jeff and his guests? Call (415) 841-4134 or (866) 798-8255.

YLR: Your Evolving Right to Bail

Listen to YLR: Your Evolving Right to BailOur 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 Hayden is Joined by Deputy San Mateo County Prosecutor Aaron Fitzgerald, Emmy-nominated legal and political analyst Dean Johnson, and C. Jeffrey Stanley, Founder and CEO of Bad Boys Bail Bonds. If you have questions for Jeff and his guests, call (415) 841-4134 or (866) 798-8255.