TV & Radio Appearances

In his career as a speaker and on-air personality, Paul Henderson has made over 400 on-air appearances as an on-air legal and political expert. Mr. Henderson regularly contributes to MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, and many other television and radio news broadcasts. He is currently the on-air legal analyst for CBS News. California Lawyer Magazine recently named Mr. Henderson one of the most astute legal minds in California, a distinction shared among only seven other “luminaries in the legal field”. Current TV references him as one of their “finest political minds.”

“[Paul Henderson] was all over cable TV last week with thoughtful commentary on George Zimmerman verdict. Keep an eye on this political up-and-comer.”
– SF Chronicle

Paul discussing the Breaking Interview of Juror B37 from the Zimmerman Trial

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Find the below videos and more at Mr. Henderson’s YouTube Channel


Paul has appeared on a variety of MSNBC shows, including Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton, Weekends with Alex Witt, and more.

Paul on Politics Nation with Al Sharpton Discussing the Zimmerman Trial

MSNBC, Paul Henderson and Al Sharpton discuss Zimmerman Trial. Politics Nation, June 19, 2013


Paul has appeared on a variety of CNN shows including Anderson Cooper 360, The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, Nancy Grace, and CNN Headline News

Paul Discussing the Zimmerman Trial with Anderson Cooper

Paul on CNN Discussing the Zimmerman Trial

Paul on Anderson Cooper 360 Discussing the Jodie Arias Trial

CNN, Nancy GraceNatalee Holloway/Joran van der Sloot in Peru, June 2, 2010

CNN, Headline NewsExplaining Murder Investigation/Florida Kidnapping Statutes, March 12, 2010

CNN, Nancy GraceUse of Forensic Evidence: Identifying and Eliminating Suspects, November 11, 2009

CNN, Nancy GraceNew York Yankees Pitcher Cory Lidle Dies in Plane Crash in Manhattan, Legal Commentator, October 11, 2006

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KGO 7Paul Henderson and Gavin Newsom Talk About Public Safety (Sit/Lie Law), October 9, 2010

ABC 7Crime Lab Liability, April 16, 2010

KGO 7, The Gene Burns Program, December 17, 2010

ABC 7 (local), Foreign Extradition in the Jon Benet Ramsey Case, Legal Commentator, Summer 2006

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Paul is the on-air legal analyst of CBS

CBS 5 (local), Pending Legislation Regarding Spanking, Legal Commentator, Winter 2007

CBS 2 (Los Angeles), Innovative Strategies in Sex Crime Prosecution, Commentator, Fall 2006

CBS 5 (local), Mayor’s Town Hall, Commentator, Spring 2005


Fox NewsDuke Case Discussion, Legal Commentator, December 19, 2007

Fox NewsParis Hilton Returns to Jail, Legal Commentator, June 9, 2007

Fox NewsBritney Spears Shaves Her Head (Child Endangerment), Legal Commentator, February 17, 2007

Fox NewsDuke Case Recusal of the DA, Legal Commentator, January 6, 2007

Fox NewsGrand Jury Investigation and the Special Investigator, Legal Commentator, November 26, 2006

Fox NewsNorth Carolina Pregnant Woman Murdered and the Insanity Defense, Legal Commentator, November 11, 2006, re-aired on November 12, 2006

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KTVU 2Fighting Extortion in the Chinese Community, February 8, 2010

KTVU 2Black History Month, February 6, 2009

KTVU 2 (local), Government Budgets and Prosecution, Legal Commentator, June 28, 2007

KTVU 2 (local), Hate Crimes, Legal Commentator, Spring 2006

KTVU 2 (local), Counterfeit Luxury Goods Sold to Private Citizens, Legal Commentator, Fall 2005

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KKGN-AM, Green 960, Live from San Francisco it’s Barbara RogersViolence in Minority Communities and Prison Reform, Legal Commentator, August 15, 2009


NBC 11 (local), Graffiti Summit, Commentator, Winter 2007

NBC 4 (local), Reforms in the Juvenile Criminal Justice System, Legal Commentator, Summer 2004

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NPR/KQED, Graffiti in San Francisco, Commentator, April 23, 2009

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KQED/PBS 9 (local), Local Politics and Current Events, Commentator, Winter 2006

KQED/PBS 9 (local), Race Relations in the Criminal Justice System (Pilot), hosted by Joan Walsh, Legal Commentator, August 2004

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Sirius Satellite Radio—Sheryl Underwood Show, Disproportionate Effect on Minorities for Health Care, January 2008

Sirius Satellite Radio—Sheryl Underwood Show, How War Crimes are Charged, December 2007

Sirius Satellite Radio—Sheryl Underwood Show, African Americans in Law Enforcement, Commentator, November 2007

Sirius Satellite Radio—The Foxxhole (Jamie Foxx Show), Paris Hilton Goes to Jail, Legal Commentator, June 2007

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Noticias Univision 14, CARC and the Impact on Minority Communities, September 8, 2010

Noticias Univision 14, Gun Violence, July 5, 2010



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