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, […]
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?
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 […]
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 […]
Larry and Andy discuss various strategies that prosecutors use in determining sentences, is there a difference between Federal prosecution and state level prosecution prosecutors try to throw the book at you or are they empathetic? Law and order politicians Do states have different policies for their sentences? What determines the policies? Is there a difference […]
Sexual harassment in the context of powerful men being accused by men and women and children of some form of improper action cast against the backdrop of the statute of limitations and what is admissible evidence. I want to make it explicitly clear that I am not in favor of anyone using their position to […]
History of probation Probation first developed in the United States when John Augustus, a Boston cobbler, persuaded a judge in the Boston Police Court in 1841 to give him custody of a convicted offender, a “drunkard,” for a brief period and then helped the man to appear rehabilitated by the time of sentencing From the […]
Larry sheds light on the complexities of how one transfers their supervision to another state. Interstate Compacts History of transferring to another state ICPP Why? Interstate compacts, such as ICAOS, are born out of necessity. For ICAOS, the necessity is for the 50 states, and 3 territories (District of Columbia, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico) […]
Andy and Larry take a deep dive, along with a couple big detours, on polygraphs. How do they work, especially as it relates to registrants, and the Polygraphs – Von Behren decision Describe how a polygraph procedure works for a registrant The recording instrument and questioning techniques are only used during a part of the […]