Series: Registry Matters

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

RM194: PA DOC Stalling in Release of PFRs

On tonight’s program our feature is to talk about an update on a case out of Pennsylvania called Lacey Stradford, et al. v. John Wetzel, Secretary Pennsylvania Department of Corrections.  We have a letter to a state legislator to talk about. And we have questions from people who are not incarcerated individuals. [2:19] Listener Question…

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RM193: Polygraph Deep Dive

This week, we brought a guest on from a NARSOL affiliate to take questions about the polygraph. This is certainly one of the things that PFRs on supervision must regularly deal with. It’s scary, it’s a crazy machine, it’s intimidating. It was a lot of fun to do an episode like this. https://www.registrymatters.co/podcast/rm193-polygraph-deep-dive/ Leave voicemail:…

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RM192: Q&A Episode | Homeless | Terms of Supervision | Treatment

On tonight’s show, we’re going to be talking about the case from Indiana; The one we talked about a couple episodes back. Touching on a couple of issues in that case that would be Hope vs. Indiana Commissioner of Correction. Then we’re going to be taking a plethora of listener questions because we haven’t done…

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RM191: Is The Sex Offender Registry Immoral with TJump

We joined in on TJump’s YouTube channel and had a discussion about the registry to his audience. He typically speaks on issues of morality, and we thought a question of the morality of the registry would resonate with his audience. I hope you enjoy 😉 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGY0XuIGrYc Read the Transcript of RM191: Is The Sex Offender…

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RM190: 7th Circuit Sitting En Banc Overturns Previous Win

We have a very complicated case that’s been meandering around the courts for about five plus years now. It has been a victory; followed by a victory; followed by defeat. It’s going to take some time to unpack that case out of Indiana from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. And also some listener questions…

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RM189: Registration Obligations Cannot Be Increased After The Fact Says NJ High Court

Tonight, we have a case from the Supreme Court of New Jersey. This is may be great news for those individuals with long ago convictions. There may be relief coming for you. Time will tell. We also have some listener questions and comments. And we do a speed round of covering several news items. [3:00]…

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RM188: Don’t Attempt A Release Petition Without Representation

On tonight’s program, we’re going to talk about removal from registration in Georgia, some of the do’s and don’ts. And we have some listener submissions, and a few articles we’re going to cover and of course, “Who’s That Speaker” [1:11] – Question From Ronderick about termination of supervision [14:40] – Question from Justin about fighting…

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RM187: 2011 Michigan SORA: Retroactive Application Deemed Unconstitutional

On the program tonight, we’ve got a big case out of Michigan. This is an awesome victory for “People Forced to Register”. Michigan Supreme Court was asked to decide whether the retroactive application of Michigan’s sex offender registration act, or SORA, as amended by 2011 PA 17 and 18, the 2011 SORA, violate state and…

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RM186: Permanent Injunction For PFR Against Popup Day Care

On the podcast, we have a permanent injunction to discuss for “you people” at the trial court level for a PFR from Illinois. It caught us by surprise, but we’re here to break it down for you along with the rest of our questions from inside and outside the walls. You don’t want to miss…

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