Episode 16 – Interview w Brenda Jones

Episode 16 2018/03/17 From the LA Times: Eight reasons for America’s shameful number of wrongful convictions Most cops and prosecutors are hard-working and honest professionals. But some have ulterior motives. Some have a tainted view of innocence and guilt. False confessions coming from endless hours of interrogations. 25% of individuals exonerated later by DNA had […]

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Episode 15 – Can Speech Be Compelled

Episode 15 2018/03/10 The Sex Offender Registry: Vengeful, unconstitutional and due for full repeal http://thehill.com/opinion/criminal-justice/376668-the-sex-offender-registry-vengeful-unconstitutional-and-due-for-full The rapist of 13-year-old at church camp got no prison time. Now, thousands want the judge removed. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/03/05/the-rapist-of-13-year-old-at-church-camp-got-no-jail-time-now-thousands-want-the-judge-removed/?utm_term=.21d17e028a46 Tarrant County judge used electric shocks to punish sex offender, who is getting a new trial http://www.star-telegram.com/latest-news/article203890369.html This Case Could Help Prevent […]

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Episode 14 – Will Judges Save Us From Ourselves?

Episode 14 2018/03/03 From The Spokesman: While his brother is in prison for molesting another child, he comes out with allegations that he too was molested by his brother many years earlier. Now that his brother is about to released after serving 25 years, he is saying that “I want that son of a bitch […]

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Episode 13 – The Gentle Nature of Americans

Episode 13 2018/02/24 On to the news items: From The Washington Post: He was arrested for a sex act that’s no longer a crime. Years later, he remains convicted. Green was 20 when he was arrested after having oral sex with a 16-year-old male in a Georgia hotel room. He was convicted of a sex […]

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Episode 11 – Residency Restrictions

Episode 11 2018/02/10 Do residency, work, presence restrictions do anything to help public safety? I just want to say that if you’re finding us from NARSOL, welcome! There is an email notification on the registry matters site that will email you as soon as a new episode is posted. But even better, would be to […]

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Episode 10 – Is It Better To Do Something versus Nothing?

Episode 10 Is it better to do something versus nothing? Can you do more harm than good by a poorly thought out action than by sitting on the sidelines. That is the topic we’ll be covering tonight A quick announcement is that we’re now on Patreon. patreon.com/registrymatters. If you want to help support the program, […]

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Episode 9 – Who represents the victims?

Who represents the victims? NARSOL, SOSEN, WAR and many other organizations are fighting for those of us on the registry. Why are we fighting for the rights of those that have committed crimes?
Our topic tonight is about protecting the victims. You have people commit heinous offenses. The victim may have to go through psychological treatment for years, or decades. They might not even be alive. Who is out there protecting them? And why are we doing advocacy work for people who have done wrong?

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Probable Cause Hearing Before Retaking

Episode 8 1/20/2018/ Scenario: You’ve transferred your supervision to a new state. And in the new state you commit a supervision violation. An example might be a curfew violation. Another example might be something like being around a minor beyond accidental   Reflections from 2017: Packingham North Carolina Supreme Court and ban on social media […]

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Punishment Law and Legal Definition

Punishment is the infliction of some kind of pain or loss upon a person for a misdeed. In criminal law, punishment is allowed due to the wrongful intent involved in the crime. A punishment such as incarceration seeks to give any victim involved retribution against the offender, deter the criminal from future criminal acts, and […]

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