On the Registry Matters Podcast Episode 39: It is a mostly hire formerly incarcerated list of topics. But first there is the story where the police staffer says registrants should be shot; Why you should hire someone who went to prison; Failed background checks in Idaho; Nationwide prison labor strike; California prison volunteer firefighters denied jobs on the outside; Former AG says broad coalition aims to break over-incarceration; California could lead the way in CJ reform; SO registry is mandatory collateral consequences; you’re far more likely to be killed by a police officer than for an officer to be killed; And lastly a major deep dive into a case of coerced testimony in Illinois that has some very surprising language from the court.
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[3:24] KARK.com: Little Rock Police Staffer Implies in All-Staff Email Sex Offenders Should be Shot
[16:48] From Ozy.com: Why You Should Hire Someone Who Went To Prison
[25:30] Flawed System: Background Checks For Prospective Idaho High School Coaches Unreliable
[32:17] US inmates stage nationwide prison labor strike over ‘modern slavery’
[37:18:] USA Today: Inmates who volunteer to fight California’s largest fires denied access to jobs on release
[40:36]Law.com: Yates Says Broad Coalition Aims to Break ‘Over-Incarceration’ Cycle Despite Trump Shifts
[45:00] The Sacramento Bee: California could lead the way on criminal justice reform. First the Legislature must do away with cash bail
[53:00] From The Indiana Lawyer: COA: Sex offender registration is mandatory collateral consequence
[56:49] The Guardian: Hundreds dead, no one charged: the uphill battle against LA police killings
[1:05:54] People vs Kochevar:
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