Judge Ben



Retiring Judge Ben Joseph speaks with a variety of professionals interacting with the legal system.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-10-22
Format: 2020-10-22
Legislative Update on Vermont Education Policy - 04/09/2018
Host Ben Joseph is joined by Dave Sharp, Chair of the Vermont House of Representatives Education Committee, to discuss current education finance policy in the works at the Vermont Legislature.
The Social Costs of Recreational Marijuana in Colorado - 12/21/2017
Guest Doctor Karen Randall of Pueblo, Colorado, talks about the social costs of recreational cannabis use in her community via Skype.
Abused and Neglected Children - What Can Legal Guardians Do to Help These Kids? - 11/20/2017
Ben Joseph hosts Guardian Ad Litem Coordinator for Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Mary Stanley to discuss the state's urgent need for greater participation in the volunteer guardianship programs throughout Vermont.
Highway Fatalities and Marijuana - 10/18/2017
Ben Joseph talks with Darryl Rodgers of North Carolina about the tragedy that befell his family related to marijuana. Learn more about Darryl's mission to spread the word about marijuana abuse at www.Speedy34.com.
Effects of Marijuana on Youth - 10/09/2017
Dr. Sharon Levy of Boston Children's Hospital discusses the effects of marijuana on youth with Grand Isle-Chittenden County Representative Ben Joseph.
Family Members Struggling with Marijuana Addiction - 09/29/2017
Ben Joseph talks with Aubree Adams of Colorado via Skype about the challenges of having a close family member who is struggling with marijuana addiction, the costs that the legalization and industrialization of the marijuana trade have had on her...
Saving the Vermont State Budget in Trump's America - 09/25/2017
Paul Cillo, of the non-profit Public Assets that is based in Montpelier, Vermont, joins Grand Isle County State Representative and former Vermont Trial Judge Ben Joseph to advocate a strong state budget even up against cuts to Federal programs. For...
Illuminating the Vibrancy of Vermont, with Guest Michael Shirling - 08/24/2017
State Representative and former Vermont Trial Judge Ben Joseph hosts Vermont Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Michael Schirling for a discussion about the extreme challenges his department and the people of Vermont face under the...
Federal Budget Cuts and Vermont Health Care - 08/10/2017
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Vermont Legal Aid Chief Health Care Advocate Mike Fisher to explore the ramifications of federal budget cuts on Vermonters' access to health care.
An Interview with Attorney James Levy - 07/14/2017
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with veteran Saint Albans attorney James Levy, Esq. They discuss the law, civil process, perceptions of the court system, and Mr. Levy's involvement in the Paul Lawrence Case from the 1970's, chronicled...
Effects of Marijuana on Youth - 06/05/2017
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Margo Austin, Student Assistance Program Counselor at Burlington High School, about the effects of Marijuana on young people.
Highway Fatalities and Marijuana - 11/17/2016
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Mike Donoghue, a reporter for the Islander newspaper (formerly of the Burlington Free Press). Mike Donoghue talks about the recent deaths of 5 kids in Williston who were hit and killed by a driver who was...
Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center - 06/17/2016
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Jay W. Simons, Director of the Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center, the only detention facility for juveniles in the State of Vermont. 
Highway Safety Planning - 05/04/2016
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Glen Button, of the Vermont Governor's Highway Safety Program, and John Flannigan, of the Vermont State Police. For more info visit:  Governor's Highway Safety Program
The Sad State of the Judiciary - 04/26/2016
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Paul Jarvis, of Jarvis, McArthur & Williams, Attorneys at Law.