RM64: Judge forbids Sex Offender Marking On License

An amazing decision out of Alabama is the feature segment on this episode. We also covered a question from Patreon supporter mike in FL regarding the 6th circuit decision and the larger ramifications; A voicemail question from a Patreon listener in Alaska; Article on if we should cap prison sentences at 20  years – provides […]

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RM63: AG in Michigan Denounces Registry

In this episode, we are joined by Josh Hoe of The Decarceration Nation Podcast (here). The Attorney General in Michigan released an amicus curiae on Friday, and we needed an expert to unpack that. We also handled a question from a Patron in Wisconsin about the state of GPS and all of the ramifications therein; […]

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RM62: Halloween Hysteria Stopped In Its Tracks

Today’s episode covers a couple listener questions and a listener comment; 16 y/o succeeds in suicide after threat of criminal prosecution; Michigan law remains in place after 6th circuit decision; Officials in New York question the effectiveness of the registry; Homeless registrants in Hawaii possibly pushed into the sea; Victims Advocates get big victory in New York; Prisons in the US are creating huge database of voice signatures; Have you signed up for notifications of registrants moving into your neighborhood?; Arkansas derails Halloween hysteria bill

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RM61: When Does The Registry Become Punitive & 8 Articles

An action packed episode with live guests! Rick from Florida joins to provide some conservative view points, Halloween bill prevents registrants from Halloween activities – but it’s really vague; ACLU files class action in Michigan; If you have a mental illness, you might not be released from prison on your release date – Awesome!; Constitutional […]

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RM60: SO Registration Requires Sex Offense Conviction

We are proud to release episode 60 of the Registry Matters Podcast. This week we have: A listener asks a question about conflict of interest with judges and should they recuse themselves; And Patron Jeff asks what does it mean when the circuit courts are split; New York is about to make conversion therapy illegal; […]

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RM59: Three Supreme Court Cert Denials

Registry Matters on a Wednesday? We tackle a listener question regarding a foreign conviction and how that translates to strict liability; Legislator has an epiphany after getting mandatory minimum; News revelation – civil commitment is wrong, expensive and ineffective;  Florida felons registering to vote after voter rights restored; Alaska says you can’t use common lie […]

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RM58: Seventh Circuit Strikes Total Ban On Porn

Episode 58 brings in the first Registry Matters episode of the new year! Ask your prosecutor how they can prosecute someone knowing that they might be innocent; Lubbock, Texas has a novel method of indigent defense; News Flash: Not all offenders are the same – I know, shocker right?; A seven-fold increase in men in prison for CP; YAV (Yet Another Vigilante) with blood on his hands; Sovereign nations controlling their borders; Suing the state for damages from the Scarlet Letter; Seventh Circuit vacates conditions of supervision (US vs. Canfield)

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RM57: Is The System Targeting LGBTQ

Larry and Andy move into Episode 57. Recording from their super secret bunker. A listener asks a question about being removed from the registry in one state, then moving to another; What should a listener in Florida do regarding college admissions; A new listener in Virginia asks about supreme court decisions and considering increased restrictions […]

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RM56: Has America Turned The Corner On CJ Reform

The First Step Act passed the senate this week. As a Christmas bonus, we cover the bill and it’s passage. We have been covering it’s passage (or stalling really) for the past month to finally reach this point. First Step Act passed the senate 87-12 https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/115-2018/s271 https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/senate-overwhelmingly-backs-overhaul-of-criminal-justice-system/2018/12/18/89efffb6-02e7-11e9-9122-82e98f91ee6f_story.html https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/19/18148413/first-step-act-senate-criminal-justice-reform-sweeping-overhaul https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/18/18140973/first-step-act-criminal-justice-reform-senate-congress Helpline available Christmas Eve, Christmas Day […]

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RM55: States Rights Rule The Day

RM55: States Rights Rule The Day

Larry and Andy cover an update about the appeal (or lack thereof) in NC in Meredith v. Stein, Attorney defending a guy of rape in the #MeToo era; Dire straights in Louisiana’s Public Defenders office; Farm bill passes with status-quo work requirements; You become out of sight, out of mind when you go to prison; GOP is possibly not the law and order party they profess; We probably shouldn’t lock up children with adults (what a concept); Why do people download CP; Out of Ohio, Doe vs. Michael Dewine, Ohio Attorney General

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