Series: Registry Matters

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

RM111: We Can’t Have Movements That Strip Us Of Our Fundamental Rights

Read Transcript of RM111: We Can’t Have Movements That Strip Us Of Our Fundamental Rights This weeks episode has us running all over the whole spectrum of issues. Of those issues, we talk about the attorney that is defending Harvey Weinstein. Donna Rotunno is defending Mr. Weinstein because she believes the evidence isn’t there to…

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RM110: Disturbing Living Conditions in Mississippi

Read the transcript of RM110: Disturbing Living Conditions in Mississippi Today’s episode takes on some news articles covering a disturbing living conditions in Mississippi prisons. The conditions there are beyond inhumane causing inmate uprising, guards are quitting and it appears as though they’ve lost complete control over the safety and security of the prison. We…

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RM109: Is There A Double Standard In Allegations

Read the transcript of RM109: Is There A Double Standard In Allegations here Happy New Year from FYP Studios! This episode tackles the concept of reputation effect of Pennsylvania brought up by a listener. We are waiting for a supreme court decision out of Pennsylvania before we do a full on deep dive. Then we…

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RM108: The Developing Body of Case Law

Read the transcript of RM108: The Developing Body of Case Law Happy New Year to everyone! We start the podcast today with a brief review of some of the significant events of the year starting with the courts have said that you can’t make blanket bans on social media. Things have even extended into those…

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RM107: Doe vs Abbot

This is a case out of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals the United States, which includes Texas and Louisiana. It’s the south central corridor. The challenge was against the registry, in Texas. The attorney, named Linda Linda Estes Hightower, had filed a complaint in 2018. It is quite a lengthy complaint and there was a lot of criticism of Hightower, Now after the district court extinguished her case, she filed an appeal of the district courts dismissal for failure to state a claim for which relief can be granted. The Fifth Circuit has said that the Texas registry has not evolved to the point where it’s punitive.

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RM106: What Is The Difference Between Supervision and Registration?

Transcript of RM106: What Is The Difference Between Supervision and Registration? Today’s episode does a breakdown of the differences between supervision and simply the registry. The differences are massive. Beginning with the standard of evidence required to take away your liberty. While under supervision, you can have much of your liberty restrained as to relationships,…

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RM105: Jailhouse Snitches Are Not A Safe Way To Run An Institution

Transcript of RM105: Jailhouse Snitches Are Not A Safe Way To Run An Institution Welcome to Episode 105 of Registry Matters. We loaded up the show with so much stuff to cover, there will be a patreon extra segment with a fair amount of extra stuff to dive into. If you want to gain access…

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RM104: I Got My Rights Because I’m A Police Officer

Read the transcript of RM104: I Got My Rights Because I’m A Police Officer We are happy to bring you this post Thanksgiving episode of Registry Matters. We were thankful to be joined by a bunch of people during the live stream too. I’m thankful for that 🙂 We tried to keep it a bit…

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RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

Registry Matters 103 is in the house. RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional. We have an incredibly good decision for our side from the State of Illinois that ruled that a probationer cannot be totally banned from the Internet; it must be narrowly tailored. This decision is great news for those on the registry and their ability to use the Internet.

In New Jersey, the text says “offense free”, not “sex offense free” to be removed from registry requirements; Mom is topless in her home may have to register as a sex offender; State of Illinois versus Conrad Morger – While on probation, a total ban on the Internet is ruled unconstitutional; Detainees in San Francisco jails are held for years with no natural light and other shameful conditions; Utah is piloting a program to afford those incarcerated with a college education; Online child abuse is an incredibly hard problem to solve and a patchwork of laws doesn’t make it any easier; Therapist had an inappropriate relationship with a patient; Inmates cost significantly more money as they age, a batch of articles covers death behind bars and a myriad of problems that go with it; West Virginia inmates that wish to read will be charged by the minute for the books on their tablets;

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RM103: State vs Morger – Illinois Social Media Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

RM102: Acquitted Of A Crime, Still Serve Time

With just a little over a week before Thanksgiving and the start of the crazy holiday shopping season, here is Registry Matters 102. Larry gives us a rundown of the NACDL conference in Las Vegas representing NARSOL.; Graph of how SCOTUS Justices have voted – just wanted Larry to offer some ideas; Schumer wants better…

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