Op-Ed Pieces and Letters

Op-Ed Pieces and Letters

Op/Ed Pieces

Explore link between mass shootings, domestic abuse

The San Jose Mercury News June 3, 2021

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SF mayor misunderstands the role of the probation department

The San Francisco Daily Journal April 6, 2021

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A better criminal justice system

The Daily Journal February, 2021

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The Criminal Justice Pendulum is Headed in the Right Direction, but Prosecutors Should Proceed with Caution

The San Francisco Daily Journal December 22, 2020

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Laws Need Pruning But Prop. 20 Would Rip Out the Roots

The Recorder October 2, 2020

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The ethics of endorsement Our high court should speak up

The Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal September 19, 2020

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If Cause is Good, Lawmakers Should Embrace Trouble

The Recorder August 7, 2020

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Thurgood Marshall had it right all along on peremptory challenges

The Daily Journal July 17, 2020

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Base any changes to Prop. 47 on scientific evidence

San Jose Mercury News July 15, 2018

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Richard Alexander and Eugene Hyman: Child sexual abuse prevention has to start in elementary school

San Jose Mercury News July 17, 2015

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Evolution of a Judge

Judge Hyman discusses how his views on rehabilitation, punishment, and sentencing gradually evolved as he progressed from police officer to lawyer to judge. California Lawyer, December, 2011

Criminal Background Checks Upend Job Search For Some Unemployed

(Mar, 2011). Huffington Post.

Poison of liquor abuse needs urgent remedy

(Sept., 2010). New Zealand Herald.

Opinion: DA Rosen should take holistic view and champion reform

(August, 2010). San Jose Mercury News.

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Locking Up Criminals and Throwing Away the Key No Answer

The New Zealand Herald. June, 2010.

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Lack of Training in Juvenile System Risks Accountability

Daily Journal Newswire Articles: Perspective. February, 2010.

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Sharing Information Could Stigmatize Juveniles for Life

Related article from Los Angeles County Public Defender Michael P. Judge.

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Smarter Courts can Help Victims, Offenders

(December, 2009). Cal Law: Perspective. Incisive Media US Properties, LLC.

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Guest Op-Ed for The Bench: In My Opinion, Domestic Violence Cases Merit New CJA-Affiliated Judicial Association

By The Hon. Eugene M. Hyman, Judge, Santa Clara County Superior Court. California Judges Association, Volume 46, No.2, Pg 2 (2008).

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Diversity: Beyond the Politics

The Recorder, Ad Hominem, September, 2008.

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Suggestions for ending battles over judicial appointments

San Jose Mercury News, August 28, 2005

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Vote No on A: Passing it is a Cop-Out

San Jose Mercury News, February, 2004

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Serious MCLE Flaws are Being Ignored

California CLE Report, August, 1999

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Why We Need Needle Exchanges and more Drug Treatment Programs

San Francisco Examiner, July, 1998.

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No One Wins When Parent is Pitted Against Child

San Jose Mercury News, Perspective, February, 1998.

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Firms Need To Be Aware: Violence Reaches From Home Into The Workplace

Co-Authored with Sherry Simmons. Comment, San Jose and Silicon Valley Business Journal, September 23-29, 1996, Page 23A.

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Stop the Violence

Perspective Commentary, San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, July 23, 1995, Page C1.

Judicial Evaluations Fall Short Of Objective

San Jose Post-Record, February, 1990.

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Letters to the Editor

Domestic violence columnist should look to San Diego

The San Francisco Daily Journal November 9, 2020

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Reform system to offer jobs after incarceration

The San Jose Mercury News May 15, 2019

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When a Criminal Record Is Erased, or Isn’t

The New York Times March 31, 2019

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Deter Crime With Certainty of Consequence

The Wall Street Journal January 10, 2019

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Humane approach

The San Francisco Chronicle September 6, 2018. p. 11

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Proven program may help Santa Clara County juveniles

The San Jose Mercury News January 28, 2018. p. A14

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Do we have the resolve to seriously reduce domestic violence

The New York Times December 31, 2017

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We cannot incarcerate ourselves out of crime

The Washington Post February 21, 2017

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Intervention can help impact a child's future,

The Mercury News August 15, 2016

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When Judges, Not Juries, Decide Guilt,

The New York Times August 15, 2016

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Felony Arrests Haunt Job-Seekers

The Wall Street Journal January 7, 2015

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On Failure to identify sexual assault situations leaves victims and their children at a greater risk for future victimization and a lack of offender accountability.

London Free PressLondon, Letter to the Editor: May 2009.

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Tragedy shines needed spotlight on domestic violence

San Jose Mercury News, March 3, 2002.

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All in the Family

Judge Hyman advocates protection of parent – child communication in the courtroom, California Lawyer, April 1999

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Justice on Wheels

ABA Journal, February 1999.

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Dealing With Drug-addicted inmates

The San Francisco Chronicle, March 1, 1998. p. 6

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Compassionate Bosses

 San Jose Mercury News, August 2, 1996.

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Young Lawyers, Keep an Eye on Integrity

SF Daily Journal, August, 1995.

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Judges Shouldn't Participate in Scouting

Focus, San Francisco Daily Journal, February, 1995.

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Do We Have the Will To End Domestic Abuse?

The New York Times, July, 1994.

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The Letters Page

San Jose Mercury News, June 1994.

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The Time is Ripe

The Jewish Bulletin, October, 1989.

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Mandatory CLE'S: Costs are High, Benefits Unproven

The Recorder; Letters, October, 1989.

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