Series: Registry Matters

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

Polygraph Rationale

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…

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Is the registry unconstitutional

Why isn’t a sex offender registration unconstitutional? History of the registry – how/why did it come about: Pre 1994: Few states required convicted sex offenders to register addresses with local law enforcement. The 1994 Jacob Wetterling Crimes Against Children and Sexually Violent Offender Act, required states to implement a sex-offender registration program. 1996: Wetterling amended…

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