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Registry Matters 52: How homelessness can land you in jail

As we didn’t plan on recording due to the holidays, this is a special bonus episode and a somewhat abbreviated one. TOPICS: What’s up with the First Step Act in the Senate?; Prosecutors in Kansas gain access to privileged recordings; SCOTUS to hear 8th Amendment case; PA report on clergy launches investigations in more than a dozen states around the…

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Registry Matters episode 50: Arrested for registering your kids at daycare

Thank you to our newest patron Laura who comes in at the Hustler level with a bonus. THANK YOU!!!! We had a lot of listener feedback and voicemail messages over various topics, specifically these: Man arrested for applying for a marriage license; Women jailed on $150,000 bond for registering her children in daycare; AG Sessions forced out; Rush complains about…

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Registry Matters Podcast 49: Gov’t Using Tools and Power that are Putting People In Danger

Larry goes in depth answering a listener question about Interstate Compacts. Other topics are: Recap from the anti-holiday, Halloween; What are the limits of anonymous speech; What happens when you refuse treatment?; A problem with guilty pleas; Medical examiner gets promoted after death of man in lock-up; State of supervision in the US; Low unemployment in US means fewer guards…

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Registry Matters Episode 44: Why Your Delusionality Never Works Out the Way You Plan

In this episode, Larry and Andy discuss: Investigating cases three decades after the alleged event; persons in Texas who have finished their sentence are sucked back into the registry after dozens of years; civil commitment patients released by doctors and the reaction of victims advocates; a man  alleged to have kidnapped a woman gets probation and no registry; can you…

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Registry Matters Episode 43: The insider’s guide to judicial activism

Today’s episode informs about the procedure of a presidential nominee’s background check and who performs it. Questions that will be answered are what is the current state of the SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh, does he have the right to confront his accuser, and is he held to a higher standard? Also discussed will be: Autopsies done on prisoners reveal that about…

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Registry Matters Episode 42 – What the world would be like if confrontation clauses didn’t exist

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: https://narsol.org/2018/09/narsol-to-north-carolina-open-emergency-shelters-to-all/ We delve into the week’s news and comments with both good…

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Registry Matters Episode 40 – Don’t hold back your social media password

The Registry Matters Podcast moves into episode 40 this week. 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 thinks; new sexual misconduct rules from the feds; officer who shot 15…

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Registry Matters Episode 39 – How Coerced Testimonies Are Like A School Bully

On the Registry Matters Podcast Episode 39:  We start with the story of the police department staffer saying that registrants should be shot and segue into reasons to hire someone who went to prison. Other issues include: failed background checks in Idaho; a nationwide prison labor strike; California prison volunteer firefighters denied jobs on the outside; former AG says broad…

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