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Contributing Publications

As a legal expert, Paul is a frequently sought contributor to various news and media outlets.  His insights and contributions to published work includes sources as diverse as the The Wall Street Journal and The San Francisco Chronicle.

“According to San Francisco attorney Paul Henderson… one of the most astute legal minds in the state, “it is likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will rule in such a way that only affects California, as they have been hesitant in the past – and seemed hesitant in the arguments – to make national rulings on controversial social issues.” – CBS

“I don’t know whose interest is being served by not having accountability for these offenses,” said Assistant District Attorney Paul Henderson. “Why are they entitled to a different standard of justice?” – SF Chronicle


CBS legal opinion on the US Supreme Court decision on Prop 8, June 26, 2013

San Francisco Chronicle, Records? What Records, July 6, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle, Supervisors Object to Mayor’s Choice, June 4, 2010

url Bay Area Reporter, Under the Gilded Dome, January 28, 2010San Francisco Chronicle, What You Didn’t Hear About Sit/Lie, May 12, 2010

SF  Weekly, Does This Giraffe Look Guilty? Net Tightens Around Renowned S.F. Graffiti Artist ‘Girafa’, December 11, 2009

url-1San Francisco Chronicle, Election Night (Parties): Herrera Wins in a Landslide…, November 4, 2009

Mission Local, In Aftermath of Prop 8, San Francisco Fights for Marriage Equality in Maine, October 28, 2009

url-1San Francisco Chronicle, Audit Faults S.F. D.A.’s Prostitution Program, September 20, 2009

San Francisco Examiner, Seeking Justice for Tenderloin Court, August 13, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle, New SF Court Dismisses Over Half It’s Cases, June 25, 2009

The Bar Association of San Francisco Bulletin, ABA and BASF Host Public Hearing on Diversity in the Legal Profession, May 2009

Street Sheet, Assistant DA Paul Henderson: Avoiding Due Process?, August 1, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle, Why So Many Panhandling Cases Get Dismissed, March 2, 2008


GBM News, DA Taps Gay Man to SF Admin Post, December 21, 2007

The Recorder, As Seen on TV: DA’s New Administrator, December 18, 2007

SF Bay Guardian, The Crime of Being Homeless, October 3, 2007

San Francisco Examiner, Repeat Graffiti Offenders Hard to Tag with Crimes, July 2005

The American Bar Association Young Lawyer, Looking for Work in a Troubled Economy, July/August 2003

Bay Area Reporter, DA Hallinan Beefs Up Hate Crimes Unit Assignments, 1997

Law and Order, New Methods to Deal with Juvenile Delinquency, 1997

The Daily Journal, Outgoing DA Makes Final Changes in His Office, December 26, 1995

The Wall Street Journal, More Black Lawyers Work For the Prosecution Team, October 17, 1995


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