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 87-12https://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.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/19/18148413/first-step-act-senate-criminal-justice-reform-sweeping-overhaulhttps://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2018/12/18/18140973/first-step-act-criminal-justice-reform-senate-congress Helpline available Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Reroll of the […]

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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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RM54: Why Bi-partisian Legislation is a Blankety-Blank

Here we have the latest episode of Registry Matters. Andy posits how the registry isolates people that may cause people to do less than desirable things; Our criminal justice system removes parents from their kids permanently; Is bail reform going well and is it a good thing; Who exactly is holding up the vote on […]

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RM53: Judge Orders Process When Moving To New State

In this action packed episode, recording from our home locations, Larry and Andy discuss a man and his family are homeless from a 20 year old offense; Tom Cotton (R-AK) is trying to derail the First Step Act; an offender in NY sued to get more resources to find housing; What is there to fear […]

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RM52: How Homelessness Can Land You In Jail

A special bonus episode. We didn’t plan on recording due to the holidays. But alas, here we are! This is somewhat of an abbreviated episode. What’s up with the First Step Act in the Senate?; Prosecutors in Kansas gain access to privileged recordings; SCOTUS to hear 8th Amendment case; PA report on clergy launches investigations […]

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