Series: Registry Matters

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RM46 – Hooligans Shall Not Trick-or-Treat

A huge range of subjects covered on this weeks Registry Matters podcast.  We cover 3 listener voicemails; one regarding having your DOB on the registry website, and another about the TN statute locking registrants down for 11 days!; Fines and jail time for teenagers trick-or-treating; Lawsuit filed in TX over ex-post-facto claim; 

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RM45: Courts Are Not Roving Tribunals

This week has Larry and Andy covering a listener question from Tennessee about Halloween house arrest for 11 days?? Crazy! How you end up on the registry, but not committing a sexual offense. New York has insane restrictions; Trump said “It’s a very scary time for young men in America”; Restoring a balance to campus…

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RM44: Why Your Delusionality Never Works Out the Way You Plan

Larry and Andy talk about investigating cases three decades after the alleged event; In Texas, Persons who have finished their sentence are sucked back into the registry after dozens of years; Civil commitment patents released by doctors, and victims advocates haven’t had enough; Man alleged to have kidnapped a woman, gets probation and no registry;…

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RM43: The Insider’s Guide to Judicial Activism

Today’s episode will leave you completely informed on does a presidential nominee have a background check done by the FBI, or CIA, etc; What is the current state of the SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh, does he have the right to confront his accuser; is he held to a higher standard; Autopsies done on prisoners reveal that…

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RM42 – What the World Would Be Like If Confrontation Clauses Didn’t Exist

This week brings us to Episode 42 of the podcast. We are deeply humbled receiving yet another patron, Tim! Thank you to all of our patrons for supporting the show.

Does NARSOL get credit for the shelters being open during the hurricane in the Carolinas? Press release here:

We delve into the weeks news and comments with some good news, but also some bad. You’ve made it to the big screen – Oh wait, your past gets your scene removed from the movie; “I forgot” to tell you about my social media accounts – in jail on $50k bond; We have a mindset of cruelty when considering our criminal justice system and we need to rethink it; Is there actually benefits to being on social media – like being social?; A case of NIMBY in Wisconsin; Washington state has vigilantes trying to publish their on registry lists; NJ Congresswoman has a list of things to fixing the US prison problem – Liberal doogooders!; It might be a great time to get a job as a formerly incarcerated; Can you please give me my confrontation clause; Convicted of certain crimes, no SNAP benefits for you; Don’t assume that you’re approved to go to a school event; Nebraska is confused when registering juveniles.

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RM41 – Your Situation Is Not Unique

Welcome to Registry Matters Episode 41! Who would believe people would listen to a couple of nuts talk about the registry in such overwhelming numbers! Thank you!
On the docket this week is a patron question about being removed from the registry in Florida; a question from a listener about what happens if a chuck/school pops up within the range of where you live; Civil commitment continues to come up. Spoiler: it is constitutional; Does the US actually spend more on inmates or students; What is the nexus of police misconduct; Judges making their own decisions; Is going to a school to vote a loophole for registrants; Who has the final authority in binding arbitration; SO registry doesn’t improve public safety; and sadly, your situation is not unique

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RM40 – Don’t Hold Back Your Social Media Password

The Registry Matters Podcast moves into episode 40 this week. First up is to self congratulate for reaching > 100 YouTube subscribers. We have a branded YouTube Channel!!! Hooray. An article from the Economist posits why support for the death penalty is going up; Failure to report your social media passwords could put you behind bars; The California Bail bill might not be as great as everyone things; New sexual misconduct rules from the feds; Officer who shot 15y/o gets 15 years; Defendants pay to plead guilty in PA; a decision from the 7th circuit court of appeals against the homeless; Criminal justice system in SF waives fees for 21k people; an opinion piece by Lenore Skenazy; Intellectually challenged teen has sentence removed, but still in treatment to reduce recidivism; and podcast interview w/ Emily Horowitz. WOW! All of that content this week. Holy cow.

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RM39 – How Coerced Testimonies Are Like A School Bully

On the Registry Matters Podcast Episode 39: It is a mostly hire formerly incarcerated list of topics. But first there is the story where the police staffer says registrants should be shot; Why you should hire someone who went to prison; Failed background checks in Idaho; Nationwide prison labor strike; California prison volunteer firefighters denied jobs on the outside; Former AG says broad coalition aims to break over-incarceration; California could lead the way in CJ reform; SO registry is mandatory collateral consequences; you’re far more likely to be killed by a police officer than for an officer to be killed; And lastly a major deep dive into a case of coerced testimony in Illinois that has some very surprising language from the court.

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RM38 – How Vigilante Justice Can Make You Sick

In this weeks episode of the Registry Matters Podcast, Larry and Andy discuss the fact that teens are the victims of registerable offenses, but that teens are the ones committing the offenses; The recent Catholic Church abuse scandals will likely not lead to any convictions; Governor of NY, Cuomo, is interested in revisiting statute of limitations; Vigilante group in Colorado; There might be a racial bias in the leveling of registrants; Law Enforcement teams up with multiple agencies for phishing expeditions looking for technical violations. Yet another information packed episode that you don’t want to miss.

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RM37 – Life In Prison Without Due Process

In this weeks show, Larry and Andy take a deep dive into civil commitment. But prior to that, a few comments from people on Twitter have comments about last week’s show. There are articles covering the whole spectrum of issues. Such as: Under what conditions should an 11 year old girl get taser treatment; Why is that more people are locked up for technical violations than new crimes?; Do it make sense to help inmates re-acclimate to post prison life?; Does a prison sentence mean death because you can’t get your insulin. An action packed, exciting episode!

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