RM97: Touching Someone's Arm is a Sex Crime

RM97: Touching Someone’s Arm is a Sex Crime

I’m pleased to announce Episode 97 of Registry Matters. We begin with a quick update of the civil commitment hearing for Galen Baughman. It isn’t great news, sadly. Then an update on the Georgia Halloween challenge. A listener phones in a question asking if it’s better to tell an employer, or keep it hidden. Court […]

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RM96: Bait & Switch Sex Stings

RM96: Bait & Switch Sex Stings

Welcome to Episode 96 of Registry Matters. We begin with an update on the civil commitment case involving Galen Baughman in Virginia; Sheriff’s sex sting operation is a bait and switch operation; The Internet and private messaging is fueling sharing of photos and videos of children; The Kansas Court of Appeals says that it is […]

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RM95: Outlandish and Ridiculous Changes

RM95: Outlandish and Ridiculous Changes

This was our second in a row on location recording at the secret underground bunker. We begin with a report out of Nebraska where bunch of registrants and families testified as to the destruction of the registry; We’re still confused, but a woman brings her kids to the home of a registrant, and she gets house arrest???; Confrontation and memory challenges – does it meet the 8th amendment?; Gulf War Veteran gets a life sentence for selling $30 of weed; Law enforcement protects the team image at the expense of civil liberties; Georgia Governor wants 4% budget cuts including cuts to the public defenders office; Kik is shutting down after 9 years and many reports of child sexual abuse cases; A child with autism is labeled a sexual predator by school administration; Inmate loses court challenge to change SVP designation; Mandatory minimum sentences allows law enforcement to hide misconduct; Police are the problem, that’s why they can’t solve it

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RM94: Shower-heads, Rental Cars and Levels of Scrutiny

RM94: Shower-heads, Rental Cars and Levels of Scrutiny

We recorded in our secret hideaway bunker that Larry has to mask Andy to conceal its location, we recorded episode 94 on Sunday morning. A rare event where we’re recording face to face. We start off with a story of travel challenges at the rental counter for a good laugh; Then we move into a […]

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RM93: Tiering Versus Leveling

RM93: Tiering Versus Leveling

Welcome to Episode 93 of Registry Matters. Larry has selected the batch of articles for this week. We start off with an article about a prosecutor who is doing a bait and switch on progressive ideals; An accused should have the presumption of innocence until due process, regardless of “high achieving”; Our justice system is […]

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RM92: John Jones v Suffolk County 2nd Circuit

RM92: John Jones v Suffolk County 2nd Circuit

Episode 92 has us speaking about three significant decisions that impact the registrant community. We slice and dice them to get the most complete understanding of the decisions. Philly DA Krasner has found many that are serving long prison sentences are innocent; Homeless man beaten to death for resembling someone on the registry; The Terror […]

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RM91: Teen is a Child Pornographer of Herself In MD

RM91: Teen is a Child Pornographer of Herself In MD

Welcome to Episode 91 of Registry Matters. After a 1 day delay for some technical challenges (we deeply apologize for the tardiness) we bring you an excellent episode. Our breaking news is the Maryland Court of Appeals (think Supreme Court of MD) gives us a decision to discuss regarding teen-sexting. Brenda Jones, the Executive Director […]

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RM90: VA Takes A Second Bite At The Apple

RM90: VA Takes A Second Bite At The Apple

RM90 comes online this week with a disturbing due process violation in which Virginia is going to try to civilly commit Galen Baughman. Ashley Cloud, the staff attorney for Liberty and Justice Coalition, joins us for a discussion about Galen’s situation. She then walks us through a newly signed bill in New York. Ashley leaves […]

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RM89: North Carolina v. Torrey Grady

RM89: North Carolina v. Torrey Grady

What an extravaganza of good news tonight! We have three decisions that weigh heavily in our favor. The 10th Circuit making blanket restrictions on Internet usage. Derek Logue’s battle in Florida with a state senator is a slam dunk in the favor of 1st Amendment. Then a fantastic decision out of North Carolina regarding lifetime […]

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