Series: Registry Matters

The podcast about the sex offender registry | Sex Offender News | Sex Offender Policy Analysis

RM161: Porn Ban Struck | Treatment Discussion w/ Theresa Robertson Ph.D., LCPC

Turns out, treatment could be counterproductive. We were joined this week by Theresa Robertson. A real live, in the flesh PhD and licensed psychotherapist in private practice. We first cover a few listener questions and then Theresa gives us a breakdown on subjective individuals to a one-size-fits-all model is not at all productive. And then…

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RM160: Polygraphs: The Truth Behind The Myths

RM160 is an exciting episode. We were joined by Brian Von Behren. Brian is the individual who challenged Colorado on their use of the polygraph. He asserted that he cannot be compelled to answer potentially incriminating questions as a condition of supervision. Brian was ultimately victorious in the Tenth Circuit. [2:00] Listener question regarding transferring…

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RM159: PFRs To Be Treated Equally in California Says CA Supreme Court

In RM159, Larry delivers a thorough analysis of an appeal that occurred in California. This case was brought by Gregory Gadlin in 2007 for assault with a deadly weapon. Because Gadlin had previous convictions for sexual offenses, he not going to be eligible for parole for the current offense. The California Supreme Court sided with…

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RM158: Amended Sex Offender Registration Act Passes Michigan Legislature

We take a long hard look at the new legislation poised to pass in Michigan. Not everything is better, but many things are. Larry takes us through the details of the new legislation and how it improves and makes things worse, and what he thinks will happen next. [2:55] – Jason asks about traveling to…

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RM157: 9th Circuit Reinstates Idaho SORA Challenge

In this episode, Larry does an analysis of the 9th Circuit decision that comes to us via Idaho. 134 Doe’s signed on to be part of the law suit. Any victory, however small, is a victory.  Maybe this one isn’t as big of a victory as people think. Find out with our analysis. [1:38] Q1…

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RM156: The Ultimate Guide to Interstate Transfers and Revocation Retakings

This week we make the ultimate, and complete guide to transferring to another state also called Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision (ICAOS). If you ever had any questions or wondered about how this process works, this is the guide that will tell you what you need to know. [1:51] Question #1 [3:25] Question #2…

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RM155: NY Court of Appeals Says Prison Post-Sentence Detention is Constitutional

The feature segment on this episode is about individuals being held in prison past their release date. The case was brought up to the New York Court of Appeals, and they said that this isn’t unconstitutional.   [1:55] Q1 [8:34] Q2 [14:41] Q3 [24:17] Q4 [31:54] Q5 [39:15] NY Court of Appeals Says Prison Post-Sentence…

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RM154: Judge Temporarily Halts Social Media Ban In New York

This is Episode 154 of Registry Matters. This weeks episode has us talking about an interesting injunction out of New York. It’s a little old, and somehow slipped past our radar. However, this one is New York Federal District Court grants injunction against the state blocking social media. This is excellent! And we’ll be looking…

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RM153: How To Get Off Probation Early

In RM153, we highlight the process of early termination of probation. How exciting to start getting some of your freedoms back and what the steps are, at least from this persons point of view. [5:00] – Question from Brian on YouTube [15:00] – Probation termination [27:58] – Question from Bernard [39:08] – Question from Dan…

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RM152: Can They Interfere With Where I Choose To Live?

In Episode 152, we answered a question regarding moving to another state. In this case, it was Minnesota to Florida. And bottom line is NEVER move TO Florida from another state. The restrictions of going into Florida are just horrendous. Unless you will be living in a cardboard box, under a bridge, find some place…

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