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Curriculum Vitae

 

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EXPERIENCE:

  • LECTURER IN LAW, UNIVERSITY OF SANTA CLARA SCHOOL OF LAW: over 25 years. Workers' Compensation Law 1984, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, and 1997. Law Office Management, 1987.  Community Property Law, 1998, 1999.  Juvenile Law Seminar, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006. Domestic Violence Law Seminar, 2001, 2003,2005,2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. California Post- Conviction Practice-- 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009.
     

  • Visiting Professor in Law, University of Western Ontario, School of Law, January Term 2005, Domestic Violence Law.
     

  • JUDGE (Ret.), SANTA CLARA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT, 191 North First Street, San Jose, California. 1997 to 2011
     

  • JUDGE, Santa Clara COUNTY MUNICIPAL COURT, 200 West Hedding Street, San Jose, California. 1990 to 1996.
     

  • Part-Time Faculty, University of Santa Clara College of Arts and Sciences.  Taught Anthropology/Sociology Department, Senior Seminar Law and Social Welfare, 1994.
     

  • PRIVATE PRACTICE OF LAW from 1979 to 1990. Personal injury litigation, workers' compensation law, and criminal law.
     

  • POLICE ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR. Santa Clara County Peace Officer's Academy. Subjects: courtroom demeanor and evidence. December, 1979 to May, 1981.  Taught on a part-time hourly basis.
     

  • POLICE OFFICER, SANTA CLARA POLICE DEPARTMENT, Santa Clara, California.  1972 to 1977.

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APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTED OFFICES

  • Member, Berger Institute for Work, Family, and Children Board of Advisors at Claremont McKenna College, 2006-2008.
     

  • Committee Member, Judicial Branch Violence Against Women Education Project Committee, Administrative Office of the Courts, Center for Families, Children, and the Courts/Center for Judicial Education and Research January, 2003-2007.
     

  • Participant, Planning Session: Violence & Abuse in Intimate Relationships: Exploring the Judicial Role.  The purpose of this Planning Session was to develop a curriculum for judicial education regarding domestic violence related issues which might appear in cases that appear before the court.  November 2002 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
     

  • National Advisory Committee member, Family Violence Prevention Fund and the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges to develop Creating a Domestic Violence Court: Guidelines and Best Practices, 2001-2002.
     

  • Board Member, Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, 2000-2003.
     

  • CHAIR, ETHICS ADVISORY COMMITTEE, appointed by Administrative Director Casey Young, Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers' Compensation under the authority of Labor Code sections 123.6, 133, 5307.3 and Title 8 California Code of Regulations Section 9722, 1996-1998.
     

  • MEMBER, Advisory Board for Research into the Jury System, Grant from the Law Foundation, British Columbia, Canada, 1995-1997.
     

  • CHAIR, COURT SYSTEMS COMMITTEE, Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, 1994-95.
     

  • MEMBER, JUDICIAL COUNCIL CRIMINAL STANDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 1994 to 1996.  Appointed by Chief Justice Lucas.
     

  • BOARD MEMBER, UNIVERSITY OF SANTA CLARA, LAW ALUMNI ASSOCIATION, 1983 to  1989. PRESIDENT 1987 to 1988.
     

  • MEMBER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, SANTA CLARA VALLEY LEADERSHIP PROGRAM, 1992 to 1993.  Vice-President, 1994.
     

  • MEMBER, BOARD OF VISITORS, UNIVERSITY OF SANTA CLARA, SCHOOL OF LAW, 1990 to 1993; 1993 to 1996, 1996 to 1999, 2000 to present.
     

  • MEMBER, SANTA CLARA COUNTY CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM ADVISORY BOARD, 1982 to 1984. Appointed by the County Board of Supervisors.
     

  • ELECTED TRUSTEE, SANTA CLARA COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION, 1982 to 1984; 1990 (held office until appointed to the bench).
     

  • ELECTED BOARD MEMBER, CALIFORNIA YOUNG LAWYERS ASSOCIATION, 1980 to 1983, elected from District 3.

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PUBLICATIONS

"Counsellors for Assaultive Men: Part of a Collaborative Approach to Stopping the Violence," BC (Canada) Association of Counsellors of Abusive Men ACAM Newsletter Volume 1, No. 1, April 2002 Page 5.
 

"Juvenile Mental Health Court: Rationale and Protocols," Protocols," by David E. Arredondo, M.D., Kurt Jumli, J.D., Larry Soto, LCSW, Enrique Colin, J.D., Jill Ornellas, B.A., Judge Raymond J. Davilla, Jr., Judge Leonard P. Edwards, and Judge Eugene M. Hyman(Fall, 2001). Juvenile and Family Court Journal.
 

"Domestic Violence Courts: A Blessing or a Curse? The Woman's Voice Magazine," July/August 2000, Page 6.
 

"The Importance of Admitting Prior Acts of Domestic Violence into Evidence in the Prosecution of a Domestic Violence Case," The Woman's Voice Magazine, May 2000, Page 6.
 

"Drug Related Activity Can Cause Problems, Even Though Tenant Was Unaware of Activity," The Woman's Voice Magazine, April 2000, Page 6.
 

"Can Some Acts of Domestic Violence Bring Causation Into Question?"  The Woman's Voice Magazine February/March 2000,  Page 6.
 

"The Courts And Domestic Violence", The Lawyers Weekly (Ontario, Canada), October 10, 1999, page 4.
 

"A Collaborative Community Response to Domestic Violence", Communique, Newsletter of the B.C./Yukon Society of transition Houses, September, 1999. (article was reprinted in the Lawyers Weekly).

"An Accident Can Add Confusion to Domestic Violence Court Cases", The Woman's Voice Magazine, November/December 1999, Page 4.
 

"Only in Texas", The Woman's Voice Magazine, September/October, 1999, Page 10.
 

"Public Dialogue Must Address Chemical Dependency Issues and Their Effects on Children and Custody", The Woman's Voice Magazine, October/November, 1998, Page 9.
 

"Teen Violence, Drug Abuse Top List of Difficult Problems to Address", The Woman's Voice Magazine, August/September, 1998, Page 7.

"The No-Fault Divorce 'Experiment' Doesn't Meet Expectations", The Woman's Voice Magazine, June, 1998, Page 7.

"Don't Overlook Gender in Jonesboro", Perspective Commentary, San Jose Mercury News, Sunday, April 12, 1998, Page 5C.
 

"The Death Review Committee Sheds Light on Fatal Cases of Domestic Violence", The Woman's Voice Magazine,  February/March, 1998, Page 14.
 

"Changes Are Needed for Pro Per Litigants in Family Court", The Woman's Voice Magazine, October/November, 1997, Page 12.
 

"Domestic Violence Requires Mandatory Reporting", The Woman's Voice Magazine, August/September, 1997, Page 11.
 

"Restraining Orders: An Important Tool for Victims of Domestic Violence", The Woman's Voice Magazine,  June/July, 1997, Page 11.
 

"Teenage Dating Violence Affects 36 Percent of High School Students", The Woman's Voice Magazine, December/January, 1997, Page 6.
 

"Judges Now Have More Sentencing Discretion Under 'Three Strikes' Law, The Woman's Voice Magazine, October/November, 1996, Page 18.
 

"What You Can Do When Someone That You Care About Is Being Abused or Battered At Home", The Woman's Voice Magazine, August/September, 1996, Page 3.
 

"Ethical Aspects of the California Workers' Compensation System", Contributor, Joseph & Edna Josephson Institute of Ethics, Contract analysis and proposed standards of conduct for Workers' Compensation Judges, prepared report, February 1, 1995.
 

"California Drug Courts", Co-authored with Judge Peggy F. Hora, The Rutter Group, program materials, 1994.
 

Juvenile and Family Court Journal: "Juvenile Mental Health Court: Rationale and Protocols," by  David E. Arredondo, M.D., Kurt Jumli, J.D., Larry Soto, LCSW, Enrique Colin, J.D., Jill Ornellas, B.A., Judge Raymond J. Davilla, Jr., Judge Leonard P. Edwards, and Judge Eugene M. Hyman. Fall, 2001.
 

"The Doctor and Medical Malpractice", Co-authored with Jonathan Ng, J.D., M.D., The Bulletin, Santa Clara County Medical Society, August/September 1986.
 

"Who Pays the Bill?"  Co-authored with Jonathan Ng, J.D., M.D., The Bulletin, Santa Clara County Medical Society, August/September 1984.
 

Hon. E M. Hyman. In pursuit of a more workable exclusionary, Rule: A police officer's perspective- Pacific Law Journal,  Vol. 10, No. 1. January, 1979.

 

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TELEVISION/WEB VIDEO APPEARANCES AND INTERVIEWS

Judge Hyman has appeared on "Nightline" with Ted Koppel, on "Good Morning America" with Jamie Floyd, and 60 Mins 11 with Vicki Mabrey, and the Montel Williams Show (twice). 

His "Nightline" appearance focused on juvenile delinquency mental health issues, and in his "Good Morning America" interview he drew upon his experience and expertise concerning juvenile domestic and family violence.

The 60 Minutes and Montel Williams Show discussed Judge Hyman's juvenile DV court, the first one in the U.S.

On November 27, 2008, he appeared on the Ottowa, Canada show, "The 'A' news show with Karen Soloman." Host: Karen Solomon.

Other appearances/interviews include:

“The Three Strikes Policy,” (May 12, 2010). TVNZ Breakfast Program. http://tvnz.co.nz/politics-news/us-judge-doubts-three-strikes-law-3538417/video?vid=3537547.

“One Judge One Family,” (May 12, 2010). TVNZ News. http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/visiting-us-judge-tvnz-news-8-5-52-video-2958863.

“Boot camps without ongoing support – an unsound strategy for rehabilitating wayward youth,” (August 28, 2009). TVNZ News. http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/us-judge-s-verdict-nz-justice-video-2952304.

“A Call to Action: Re-examine Laws on Domestic Violence.” Judge Hyman comments on the murder of a young woman in Massachusetts, raising new questions about the laws and the legal system in cases involving abusive relationships.  Legal Talk Network. http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/2010/02/a-call-to-action-re-examine-laws-on-domestic-violence/

 

RADIO/WEBCAST APPEARANCES AND INTERVIEWS

  • Podcast: "Alternatives to Criminal Incarceration" debated  with judge, Mark Forcum and attorney, James Senal. (Mp3), (May, 2011). "Your Legal Rights Podcast," with host Chuck Finney, NPR.org.

  • “Domestic Violence, Teenage Crime, and the Incarceration Rate” (May 1, 2011). Radio New Zealand. http://judgehyman.com/audio/mp3/RadioNewZealand050111.mp3 .

  • Podcast: "The Three Strikes Law," debated  with James Fox and defense  attorney, Danniel Russo. (Mp3), (July, 2010). "Your Legal Rights Podcast," with host Chuck Finney, NPR.org.

  • “Three Strikes, Domestic Violence, and Drug-Treatment Courts” (May 12, 2010). Radio New Zealand. http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20100512-0920-Judge_Eugene_Hyman.ogg | http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ntn/ntn-20100512-0920-Judge_Eugene_Hyman-048.mp3.

  • Radio Appearance: “Restorative Justice and the Juvenile Court System,” (April 1, 2010). “The Doug Knoll Show: Real Conflicts, Real Solutions,” with host Doug Noll, http://wsRadio.com | http://www.thedougnollshow.com

  • Judge Hyman speaks about domestic violence--signs, responses, restraining/protection orders, and so on. With Laura Dennis, host of "A Closer Look," on Sacramento-based KLOVE. February 11, 2010

  • Muskie Series 2010: Batterers and Intervention Strategies,Session 1 / Wednesday, January 13, 2010/ 3 - 4:30 p.m. ET (audioconference). View Outline.

  • "Better Living," with host Lauri Dodd. KLLI (was KYNG); dial: 105.3 Watts: 100,000. "Domestic Violence Creates Civil Disobedience." Date: 06/10/09.


  • "It's Your Life Show," with hosts Bill Flagg / Tami Kilcollins. 1390 AM Watts: 5,000. "Family  Violence . . . How it Affects Our Homes, Schools, and Society." Date: 06/08/09. 

  • "Speaking of Justice," with Scott Drake. "Judicial Decision Making." Internet video: http://affiliate.kickapps.com/_-Judge-Eugene-Hyman-on-Judicial-decision-Making-/audio/301390/23913.html

  •  "A Closer Look," with Pam Atherton. "Domestic Disturbance Creates Civil Disobedience." Download the MP3. Date: 06/04/2009.

  • "Talk of the Town -- The Light Side of the News," with Suzie Wiley, KORN: Syndicated. Topic: "Violence in Relationships and Families is More Common Than We Know: Signs to Look for and What You Can Do to Help." Read the flyer (MS Word). Date: 05/13/2009. 
     

  • "Let's Talk," with host Jena O'Connor, KORN, Mitchell, SD . Topic: "Domestic Violence and Juvenile Delinquency." Date: 05/11/09.
     

  • Interview with Jim Bresnahan, 3WZ Radio, Lexington, VA. Topic: "Domestic violence, juvenile and adults, plus general criminal questions." Date: 05/05/09.
     

  • "Steve Hexom Morning Show," with host Steve Hexom, KBUR; Burlington, Iowa. Topic: "Domestic Violence and Juvenile Delinquency."  Date: 5/1/2009.
     

  • "America Tonight /ABC RADIO,' with Kate Delaney. Syndicated. Topic: "Domestic Violence and Juvenile Delinquency . . . . Do Domestic Violence Courts Really Make a Difference?" Date: 4/30/2009.
     

  • "No Boundaries Show," with host  Charles Barone. Discussed general criminal issues. Date: 12/26/08.
     

  • Toronto, Canada, radio appearance on the "Holder Tonight show," with host Peter Anthony Holder.  Topics discussed included the legal system in the U.S. and the role of the judge in a court trial. Date: 11/21/08.

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  • Appearance on "Your Time With Kim," with host, Kim Iverson. Discussed general legal issues. Date: 10/18/08. (click link above to live stream the content)

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  • "Your Legal Rights Podcast," with host Chuck Finney, NPR.org. Date: 10/08/08.

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  • "Dresser After Dark," with host, Michael Dresser. Date: 10/07/08.
     

  • "Your Legal Rights," with Chuck Finney, KALW. Topic: "Problem Solving Courts." Date: 1/29/2008. (Click here to live steam the content).   

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  • 774 ABC Melbourne radio interview with Jon Faine and on Australia National Radio with Julie McCrossin.  Both interviews discussed juvenile domestic and family violence.

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PRESENTATIONS AND OTHER APPEARANCES

Canada:

  • Panel member, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, "Fitting the Forum to the Family: Emerging Challenges for Family Courts", Judicial Officers Forum: Canada's Domestic Violence Bench Book" May, 2008.
     

  • Panel Member, 3rd International Conference On Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, "Domestic Violence and Child Custody Disputes." London, Ontario, Canada. May, 2007.
     

  • Presenter, October, 2005 Banff, Alberta, Canada, Government of Alberta, "World Conference on Prevention of Family Violence,"  Participant, "Spousal Violence in Family Courts: Emerging Legal and Clinical Developments," Spousal Abuse in Family Courts: Mock Trial
     

  • Presenter, June, 2005, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia/Yukon Society of Transition Houses "Everywoman Dialogues 2005 & AGM," "Legal Issues
     

  • Presenter, Violence & Women's Health Conference Practice & Research, "Teen Domestic Violence: Answering the Questions of Victim Safety, Custody, Visitation and Access, and Offender Accountability With Best Intervention Practices," April, 2003 Vancouver, Canada
     

  • "Specialized Courts on Violence Against Women," Vancouver, Canada May, 2002.
     

  • Dilemmas in Educational Programming for Judges:  Challenges in Community Collaboration
     

  • Presenter, Violence Against Women Symposium 2002: The Work Continues
     

  • Presenter, Our Children Our Future: A Call to Action, An International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence. Sponsored by the Centre for Children & Families in the Justice System of the London Family Court Clinic, London, Ontario, Canada June 2001  Workshops:


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    • Collaborating for Child & Parent Safety: Emerging Policy & Practice in the Co_occurrence of Child Maltreatment & Woman Battering.
       

    • Dilemmas in Educational Programming for Judges: Challenges in Community Collaboration.
       

    • Intervening Early: Developing Programs for Young Men Who Batter
       

    • Testimony on Behalf of Children: Helping Professionals as Witnesses
       

  • Presenter, Specialized Courts, Principles of Working Cooperatively and Collaboratively
     

  • Bridging the Gap Across Canada: A Conference on Working With Abusive Men, National Conference 2000 October, Victoria, Canada
     

  • "Youth Violence in Intimate Relationships: Predicting Future Violence"
     

  • Presenter, Conference on Risk Assessment & Risk Management: Implications for the Prevention of Violence, Vancouver, Canada, November, 1999.
     

  • "Youth Violence in Intimate Relationships: Predicting Future Violence"

  • Presenter, Conference on Risk Assessment & Risk Management: Implications for the Prevention of Violence, Vancouver, Canada, November, 1999.

  • Workshop: Working with Violent Teens: Intervention Strategies" "Children as Batterers and as Victims: A Court Response"

  • Panel Plenary Session: "The Impact of Judicial Decisions on Children Involved in Domestic Violence Cases"
     

  • "Creating a Legacy of Hope" International Conference on Children Exposed to Domestic Violence, Vancouver, Canada, October, 1999.
     

  • Facilitator, collaborative meeting sponsored by the British Columbia (Canada) Institute Against Family Violence, regarding a community approach to domestic violence prevention.  Discussions were held regarding including the law courts as part of community policing and other roles that the criminal justice system can plan toward the goal of domestic violence prevention.  Participants included victim rights' advocates, university researchers, and members of Ministry of the Attorney General Province of British Columbia, Vancouver and Victoria, Canada, September, 1998.
     

  • Consultant, Provincial Court of Alberta, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Development of a drug treatment court and development of a training course for judicial officers on alcohol and other drugs and related issues and the courts. 1995
     

  • Lecture, "Alcohol and Other Drugs and California Courts: A Continuing Challenge", Graduate Program in Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. 1995
     

  • Consultant,"Policing in British Columbia Commission of Inquiry.  Closing the gap: policing and the community", Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1994.

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Australia

  • Speaker, “Role of the Judicial Officers in Domestic Violence Initiatives,” Family Violence Conference held at Sebel & Citigate Hotel, Brisbane, Australia, October, 2009.


  • Speaker, "Just Partners: Family Violence, Specialist Courts and the Idea of Integration", Addressing Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence in Problem-Solving Courts', May, 2008.
     

  • Presenter, 3rd International Congress On Psychology and Law, Therapeutic Jurisprudence. "Addressing Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence in Problem-Solving Courts." July, 2007, Adelaide.
     

  • Presenter, May, 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Monash University Faculty of Law , Faculty of Law Seminars, "Domestic Violence in Family and Criminal Law Cases."
     

  • Presenter, February, 2006, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, The Australian Institute of Judicial Administration Incorporated, "AIJA Family Violence Conference," Keynote Address.
     

  • Presentation, February, 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Victorian Bar Legal Assistance Scheme and the Family Violence Sub-Committee, "Family Violence: Cross-over Issues Between Criminal and Family cases."
     

  • Presenter, February, 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Department  for Victorian Communities, "Women's Safety Forum," "Reflections on Achieving Integration: The Santa Clara Experience," Participant, "Discussion Group Prevention and Integration"
     

  • Symposia participant , April, 2005, Melbourne, Australia 5th Annual Conference, International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services "Progress in Assessment and Intervention in Forensic Mental Health,"  "Advances in Judicial Practice and Decision-Making"
     

  • Presentation, April, 2005, Melbourne, Australia 'Confessions and Admissions, the American Experience" Presented before members of the Office of Prosecutions Victoria.
     

  • Presentation April, 2005, Melbourne, Australia "Problem Solving Courts: What Practices Underpin Them" Presented before the Attorney General's Office of Victoria, Department of Justice, Court Services, Family Violence Division.

  • Presentation April, 2005, Melbourne, Australia, "The Law and Practice of the Family Violence Court -  Lessons From the US Experience," presented before the Family and Criminal Law Sections of the Law Institute Victoria.

  • In April, 2004 in Melbourne Australia: Criminal Prosecutions in the US,  Presented to the Office of Public Prosecutions
     

    • Australian Institute of Public Safety:   Graduation address.

    • Class presentations: "Drugs and Criminal Behaviour," "Criminology, " "Ethics," and Criminal Procedure

    • Presentation to Magistrates' Court in Melbourne, Domestic Violence Courts.
       

  • In September, 2002 in Melbourne Australia:

     

    • Should Lawyers be involved in the Investigation of Crime?: a Perspective from the United States. Presented to the Office of Public Prosecutions.

    • Australian Institute of Public Safety:  Drugs and Criminal Behaviour, Criminology, Ethics, and Criminal Procedure

    • "Domestic Violence: Trends in the United States," presented to advocates, law enforcement, and service providers.

    •  Presentation to Magistrates' Court in Melbourne, "Domestic Violence Courts." 

    • Community presentation to advocates, program providers, police, and defense attorneys in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Subject related to domestic violence related issues.
       

  • Guest Presenter, Victoria Police Youth Advisory Unit, Youth Curfew Issues. August, 1998.
     

  • Guest, City of Melbourne Public Safety sub-committee  regarding teenage curfews and the role of the judiciary in crime prevention.  August,1998.
     

  • Guest Lecturer Victoria Police Department, Melbourne, Australia. "Community Oriented Policing."  Discussion regarding using the judiciary in community oriented policing projects.  August, 1998.
     

  • Guest Lecturer Victoria Police Department, Melbourne, Australia.  "Working Together Integrated Models of Intervention".  Discussion regarding the role of the judiciary in working with the police toward preventing crimes like domestic violence.  August, 1998.
     

  • Guest Presenter to Community groups in the Greater Melbourne, Australia area:  Tri-Latrobe Valley Family Violence Network, Moe Family Violence Project, Melbourne, Australia, August, 1998.
     

  • Guest Lecturer Vocation Australia, Domestic Violence: From Arrest to Conviction in the California Criminal Justice System.  Presented in the following classes: Criminal Law, Crisis Management, Public Safety, and Evidence.  Melbourne, Australia, August, 1998.

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New Zealand—March, 2011:

  • Presenter, US Embassy: "The Pursuit of Justice: High Costs No Gains The Current Situation" Wellington, NZ. 

  • Presenter, Victoria University of Wellington: "The Costs of Crime Towards Fiscal Responsibility - Incarceration Without Rehabilitation: Poor Return on Investment (and Cruel and Unusual)" Wellington, NZ. 

  • Presenter, Victoria University of Wellington. School of Social and Cultural Studies: "SACS Seminar Series. In Pursuit of Justice" Wellington, NZ.

New Zealand—August, 2009:

  • Presenter, WAVES Trust: Presentation to police and community members.  Topics included  “Teen Domestic Violence: Answering the Questions of Victim Safety, Custody, Visitation and Access, Offender Accountability;” “Reflections on Achieving Integration: The Santa Clara County Experience;” and “Development of DV Responses: A USA Perspective; Related topics.” Henderson, NZ.

  • Presenter, Family Law Committee, Wellington Branch of The New Zealand Law Society.  “Cross-over Issues Involving Domestic Violence in Family, Criminal, Juvenile, and Probate Law.” 

  • Presenter, The Rotorua  District Council and Korowai Aroha. Spoke to police, service providers, and members of the community and local government officials. Topics included  “Teen Domestic Violence, Youth Violence in Intimate Relationships: Predicting Future Violence;” “Working with Violent Teens: Intervention Strategies;” “Addressing Substance Abuse and Domestic Violence in Problem-Solving Courts;” “Specialized Courts on Violence Against Women;” “The Impact of Judicial Decisions on Children Involved In Domestic Violence Cases;” and “The Importance of the Relationship Between Criminal, Family, Delinquency, and Abuse of Children Divisions of the Court and the Importance of Consistent Court Orders.” Rotorua, NZ.

  • Presenter, sponsored by Live Hawkes Bay (Collaboration of agencies committed to working together to support the Hawke’s Bay Community in developing opportunities to prevent family violence). Spoke to the general public, police, advocates, and governmental policy makers. General discussion regarding domestic violence from a judicial perspective. Napier, NZ.

  • Presenter, for Police Family Violence Intervention Team, Police Prosecutors, and other staff.  General discussion of  the area of criminal domestic violence from arrest, prosecution, sentencing, and victim services. Napier, NZ.
  • Presenter, Porirua Community Domestic Violence Prevention Network (Advocates and direct service providers). “Specialized Domestic Violence Courts: Lessons and Opportunities Learned from California.” Porirua, NZ.

New Zealand--September, 2007:

  • Waiarapapa Community Presentation: "Domestic Violence Courts: Opportunities and Challenges." Informal Meeting: Family Safety Team (With New Zealand Police) and community stakeholders in Waiarapapa and Wellington.
     

  • Presenter, The Superior Court of California, "County of Santa Clara Juvenile Delinquency: Combining Rehabilitation with Accountability and Safety." Building Research capacity in Social Science, this presentation was delivered via an ACCEL GRID from the University of Victoria in Wellington and simultaneously seen at nine New Zealand University locations.
     

  • Informal Meeting on family safety, with the New Zealand Police and community stakeholders in Christ Church.
     

  • Presenter: Staff Seminal University of Auckland Faculty of Law: "Adult and Juvenile Domestic Violence Courts; What Are They?"
     

  • Presenter to law students at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law: "Common Mistakes that New Advocates Make."
     

  • Informal meeting on family safety with New Zealand Police in Auckland.
     

  • Presenter: Family Court Association of Christ Church. "Domestic Violence Cases in Practices for Safety, Accountability, and Rehabilitation." 

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Germany:

  • Lecture, November, 2006 Freiburg, Germany, Max-Planck-Institute, Domestic and Family Violence Courts: The Role of Specialized courts in Responding to Social Problems.
     

  • Presenter, November, 2006 Freiburg, Germany, Freiburger Intervention Project Against Domestic Violence, Conference:  "Domestic Violence and Children," Presentation: "Domestic Violence Issues in Custody and Visitation Cases: "What is a Family Law Judge to do?"
     

  • Lecture, November, 2006 Freiburg, Germany, Protestant University of Applied Sciences, "Domestic Violence: What Social Workers Need to Know."
     

  • Lecture, "International Perspectives on Social Work: Teenage Violence in the USA."

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 United States:

Faculty Member, Strangulation Training Institute "Developing Your Expert" and "Train the Trainers" San Diego, CA. August, 2012

Presenter, The Silicon Valley Medical-Legal Partnership “From Examination Room to the Courtroom: An Examination of the Court System from A to Z,” San Jose, CA. Wednesday, February 8, 2012.

Guest, Vice President of the United States. Reception honoring the 16’th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. Wednesday, September 22, 2010. Download PowerPoint slideshow. (Requires PowerPoint 2007, or free PowerPoint Viewer)

Presenter, Web Seminar: “Exploring 4 Key Innovations and Outcomes in Domestic Violence Courts.” Center for Court Innovation, National Domestic Violence Court Technical Assistance Project, March 2010. Download PowerPoint.

Co-presenter, National Association of Drug Court Professional 15th Annual Drug Court Training Conference, "Celebrating 20 Years of Drug Court," "Domestic Violence Courts: National Models and Promising Practices," June 2009, Orange County, California.

Keynote Speaker, Teen Center, Teen Dating Violence Technical Assistance Center, Break the Cycle Conference:  "Teen Dating Violence: Teens in the Legal System," June 2008, Los Angeles, CA.

 

  • California Center for Judicial Education and Research:

  • Continuing Judicial Studies Program, Alcohol and Other Drugs and the Courts, (Teaching Faculty) 1993; (Teaching Faculty and Team Leader) 1994; (Teaching Faculty) 1995-1999, 2001, 2002

  • New Judges Orientation Program, 1993, (Group Discussion Leader), 1994
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  • Faculty, Domestic Violence Judicial Institute, June, 2004.
     

  • Domestic Violence seminar leader, Judicial Institute, May, 2003.
     

  • Workshops:  "Juvenile Domestic Violence Courts" and "Teen Batterer Intervention Programs."
     

  • The Coming Court Odyssey, December 2000, Center for Families, Children and the Courts.
     

  • Beyond The Bench Xll 2001: Looking Forward to the Real Millennium-Faculty, Juvenile Law Institute, "Specialty Courts," April, 2005
     

  • Presenter, Domestic Violence Courts, April 2001. Juvenile Law & Procedure Institute, California Center for Judicial Education and Research.
     

  • Presenter, "Teen Domestic Violence Courts"
     

  • Presenter, Juvenile and Family Drug Courts: Strengthening Families Through Partnerships, January 2001. National Association of Drug Court Professionals
     

  • Workshops:  "Juvenile Domestic Violence Courts" and "Teen Batterer Intervention Programs"
     

  • The Coming Court Odyssey, December 2000 Judicial Council of California Center for Families, Children and the Courts.
     

  • Beyond The Bench Xll 2001: Looking Forward to the Real Millennium-Presenter, Family Violence and the Courts: A Coordinated Community Response, Conference. Sponsored by the Judicial Council Center for Families, Children and The Courts. "Teen Dating Violence: Advocates, the Courts, and Probation Working Together for Change." May 2000
     

  • Faculty, B.E. Witkin Judicial College of California, California Center for Judicial Education and Research, Courtroom Security, 1997, 1998, 1999 Victim Restitution, 1998, 1999, Domestic Violence 2000, 2001.
     

  • Panel Member, "Santa Clara County Juvenile Delinquency Domestic and Family Violence Court" Family Violence and the Courts: A Coordinated Response Conference, June, 1999 sponsored by the Judicial Council of California, Center for Children and the Courts.
     

  • Criminal Law Institute, Restitution in Criminal Cases, Faculty, 1997
     

  • Understanding Sexual Violence, Faculty, 1997
     

  • Speaker, Criminal Law and Procedure Institute, Workshop on Domestic Violence Cases. 1996
     

  •  National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges:
     

    • Participant, National Roundtable on the Intersection of Domestic Violence and Juvenile Delinquency, hosted by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges,  August 2008 Olympic Valley, California
       

    • Co-Presenter with Liberty Aldrich, "Teen Dating Violence", National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges 71st Annual Conference, "Navigating the Complex Waterways of the Judicial System" , July 2008, Norfolk, Virginia
       

    • Participant, U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women in partnership with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and The American Bar Association, "A Framework for Enhanced Judicial Response in domestic Violence, Child Custody and Visitation Cases" Roundtable Meeting in Washington, D.C.  August 2006
       

      1. Co Presenter with Desiree Allen-Cruz, "Changing the Buzz from Impact of Harm to Power of Assets for Children Exposed to Domestic Violence"  Conference, "De-linking Fathers' Violence from Mothers' Compliance," August, 2006, Albuquerque, N.M.

      2. Seminar leader:  Domestic Violence Judicial Institute, April, 2005. San Francisco, CA.

      3. Seminar leader, Domestic Violence Judicial Institute, October, 2004, Philadelphia, Pa.
         

    • Presenter, 30th National Conference on Juvenile Justice, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. "Growing up in the Court System: Breaking the Cycle for Children from Violenct Homes."  March, 2003.
       

    • Faculty Member, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, Fall College October, 2002, "What Juvenile Court Judges Should Know About Domestic Violence,  an Advanced Family Law Seminar "Custody and Visitation Issues When Domestic Violence is Present"
       

    • Co-Presenter with Sarah Buel, Esq, 29th National Conference on Juvenile Justice, "Domestic Violence in Juvenile Court," March 2002.
       

    • Presenter, 64th Annual Conference: "Juvenile and Family Courts: Challenges & Opportunities." Workshop: "Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Courts An Update Response!," July 2001
       

  • National Conference on Domestic Violence:
     

    • Faculty, National College of District Attorneys, Tenth Annual National Conference on Domestic Violence, October, 2000 "Don't Stop Until the Violence Stops:"

      • "Critical Issues" for Judges and Court Administrators.
         

      • "Judicial Accountability Panel: Strategies for Getting the Court to the Table."
         

      • Panel,"Keeping the Fire Burning: Maintaining a Coordinated Response"
         

      • Lecture,"Protecting the Record-Admissibility Issues: Evidence Which Corroborates the Circumstantial Case."
         

      • Lecture, "Juvenile Delinquency Court Model: Domestic Violence, Family & Juvenile Delinquency Courts."

       

    • Faculty, National College of District Attorneys, Ninth Annual National Conference on Domestic Violence, October, 1999 "You Are The Difference"
       

      • "Critical Issues" for Judges and Court Administrators.
         

      • "Judicial Accountability Panel: Strategies for Getting the Court to the Table."
         

      • Panel,"Keeping the Fire Burning: Maintaining a Coordinated Response"
         

      • Lecture,"Protecting the Record-Admissibility Issues: Evidence Which Corroborates the Circumstantial Case."
         

      • Lecture, "Juvenile Delinquency Court Model: Domestic Violence, Family & Juvenile Delinquency Courts."
         

    • Faculty, The National College of District Attorneys Eighth Annual National Conference on Domestic Violence " Faces in the Shadows - Reaching Undeserved Communities, October, 1998 The following sections:
       

    • "Judicial Accountability Panel: Strategies for Getting the Court to the Table."
       

    • Panel, "Starting From Scratch: Developing a Coordinated Response."
       

    • Lecture,"Sentencing Options: Reparation With Dignity."
       

    • Lecture,"Protecting the Record-Admissibility Issues: Evidence, Which Corroborates the Circumstantial Case.
       

    • Multi-Disciplinary Networking: Community Corrections, Prosecution, Law Enforcement, Judicial, Advocacy

 

  • Bar Associations:

  • Panel Member: "Innovative Judicial and Legal Responses to Teen Dating Violence." American Bar Association Annual Meeting, August, 2007.
     

  • Presenter: The National Judicial College, Special Court Jurisdiction. "Domestic Violence." May, 2007. Reno, NV.
     

  • Presenter, Domestic Violence Training Conference: "Between Courts" Presented by the Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association.  "Juvenile Court Intervention Program," October 2000.

  • Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council's 7th Annual Conference: Ending Family Violence: It's About Time! Panel Member, "Intervention: Domestic Violence, Courts, Criminal and Juvenile" October, 1999.

  • Conference sponsored by the Palo Alto Area Bar Association, "Substance Abuse, Treatment and Monitoring In Relation To Child Custody Cases", Moderator, 1998.
     

  • Seminar sponsored by the Family Law Section of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, " It's Criminal Not to Know Contempt", Panel Member, 1997.
     

  • Conference sponsored by The Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, "Ending Family Violence: A Continuing Community Challenge" Workshop: "The Religious Community's Response", Moderator, 1997.
     

  • The National Association of Women Lawyers (American Bar Association Affiliate) Workplace Violence Workshop and Panel Discussion, Panel Member, 1997.
     

  • Conference sponsored by The Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, "Ending Family Violence: A Continuing Community Challenge",Work Shops:  University Students & Police/Policy & Safety Plans (Panel Member), 1996.
     

  • Panel member, "Domestic Violence and the Justice System", part of a multiple lecture series on domestic violence issues, Mission College. 1996

  • Speaker, Court Systems and Domestic Violence, presented by Discover Alternatives training for volunteer, staff, and community training, Workshop on Domestic Violence Cases and the Court System. 1996

  • Conference sponsored by The Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, "Ending Family Violence: A Community Challenge",Work Shops:  University Students & Police/Policy & Safety Plans (Panel Member), Criminal Court Process and Legal Overview (Panel Member), 1995.
     

  • Conference sponsored by The State Bar of California, Spring Section Institute: "The Aftermath of Three Strikes."  Judicial Perspective (Panel Member) 1995.
     

  • Conference sponsored by Domestic Violence Counseling and Intervention Services workshop: "A Community Response to Domestic Violence", 1994 (Panel Member, topic, "A Judicial Perspective").
     

  • Conference sponsored by the Santa Clara County Bar Association: Bench/Bar Conference to discuss current issues facing the Courts and the County Bar, 1994 (Panel Member, Drug Court in Santa Clara County).
     

  • Conference sponsored by Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council, Child Abuse Council, and Elder Abuse Task Force: Confronting Violence: Issues Affecting Children, Partners and Elders, Judicial Perspective on Domestic Violence, 1994 (Panel Member)
     

  • Santa Clara County Domestic Violence Council Conference, Judicial Perspective on Domestic Violence, 1993, (Panel Member).
     

  •  California Trial Lawyers Association, Serious and Willful Cases and Discrimination Cases: How to Use the Labor Commissioner and CAL OSHA to your Advantage in Third-Party Cases, 1993, (Panel Member)

Miscellaneous Presentations:

  • Silicon Valley Bar Association, February 18th, 2009. Title: "How the Probate Court Might Become a 'Problem-Solving' Court:" Taking an Example from the Juvenile Delinquency Violence and Family Violence Court.
    (read more)
     

  • Presentation: San Jose Rotary Club, January 28, 2009: Early Intervention Program for Domestic Violence. (read)
     

  • Presentation: Kaiser Hospital Continuing Medical Education Videoconference. "It's Powerful Medicine: The Increasing Role of Medical Professions in Domestic Violence." May, 2007.
     

  • Co-presentation with Gael Strack for San Diego Family Justice Center Conference: "The Increasing Role of Medicine in Professionals in Domestic Violence Cases." April, 2007.
     

  • Presenter, September, 2005 Baltimore, Md. Battered Women's Justice Project conference, "Responding to Juvenile Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault."  Presentations:  "Overview of Juvenile Justice System," "A Judicial Approach to Juvenile Dispositions," Brief Overview of Santa Clara's Juvenile Domestic Violence Court. 
     

  • Presenter , March 2005 Jewish Women International "Pursuing Truth, Justice and Righteousness: A Call to Action," Second International Conference on Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community, "Justice, Only Justice, Shalt Thou Pursue"

  • "The Santa Clara County DV/FV Court: Background and Overview of Court Functions," February, 2003 Vancouver, Canada.
     

  • Presenter, Western Society of Criminology 30th Annual Conference, "Pathways to Partnerships"
     

  • Panel Member, "The Nature of Global Abuse Conference," sponsored by the Chief Probation Officers of California. "Domestic Violence Court Juvenile Delinquency." January, 2003
     

  • Presenter, Juvenile and Family Drug Courts: Strengthening Families Through Partnerships, January 2001. National Association of Drug Court Professionals Presenter, "Teen Domestic Violence Courts."
     

  • Presenter, "Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence: A Specialized Court Intervention for Juvenile Offenders and Victims."
     

  • Crime and Criminology in the Year 2000, The American Society of Criminology 52 Annual Meeting, November 2000.
     

  • Presenter, The Chief Probation Officers of California Second Annual Conference "Probation: Preventing Violence Against Women, Juvenile Domestic Violence Programs, Domestic Violence Court, April, 2000
     

  • Community Alternatives on Jewish  Education, "Preparing a Curriculum for Hebrew School Students on Domestic Violence", Speaker, 1997.
     

  • Domestic Violence Awareness Conference sponsored by Indo-American Community Service Center, Keynote speaker, 1996.
     

  • Witness, California State Assembly Public Safety Committee, Senate Bill 169 by Senator Hayden.  Spoke in favor of the Bill as amended.  The bill would eliminate diversion as a option for a defendant charged with a misdemeanor domestic violence offense. June 27, 1995.

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    EDUCATION:

    University of Santa Clara Law School, Santa Clara, California 95053. J.D., December 1977
     

    Claremont McKenna College (Formerly Claremont Men's College) Claremont, California 91711
    B.A. Sociology, Cum Laude, May 1972

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    RECOGNITION

    "Hon. Judge Eugene M. Hyman named a Local Heroe"(April, 2011). Cable Channel 30 airs stories of people who help to make positive changes in our community. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYesUM16jPw
     

    Hon. Eugene M. Hyman and Santa Clara County Superior Court Honored for Public Service by the United Nations, June 18, 2008. Find out more.
     

    In 2004, The Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, announced that that its Juvenile Domestic and Family Violence Court has been chosen as one of the "Top 50" programs in the 2004 Innovations in American Government Awards competition. Read the press release here.
     

    Patron, The Australian Institute of Public Safety, Melbourne, Australia.
     

    Unsung Heroes" Award from the Victims Support Network, 2004
     

    Alumni Achievement Award" University of Santa Clara, School of Law, 2003
     

    Inductee, Matawan Regional High School Hall of Fame/Alumni. 2003
     

    Director's Award," The Human Relations Commission and the Office of Human Relations of Santa Clara County, 2001
     

    Seventh Annual LACY (Legal Advocates for Children & Youth) Honors for the improvement of legal representation for minors, 2000.
     

    Women's Fund "Man of the Year 1998."  Recognized for efforts in domestic violence prevention.
     

    EAGLE SCOUT, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, 1964

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