RM81: AK High Court Law Requiring All Sex Offenders To Register Unconstitutional

In this somewhat abbreviated episode, which we recorded in our super secret hideaway bunker, we cover the recent Alaska ruling requiring all registrants to register unconstitutional. But before we get there, we talked about people being restricted from libraries, and what it means that FaceBook is a publicly traded, but private company; Florida is at it again forcing registrants from…

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Registry Matters Episode 76: Social media ban upheld by 8th circuit for supervised release + Guy’s cats

RM76: Social Media Ban Upheld by 8th Circuit for Supervised Release + Guy's Cats

We were joined by Guy Hamilton Smith on this episode of Registry Matters! Guy brings an incredibly insightful point of view about the policies surrounding the registry.  We also cover: A listener question about being coerced into taking a polygraph – can you refuse and what would happen if you did so? A man with terminal cancer won’t die soon…

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Registry Matters Episode 75: Registry is the cause of death of man in Kentucky

In this Diamond edition of Registry Matters, we tackle two listener questions and have a theatrical reading: Shocker: no evidence supports the efficacy of the registry; Presidential politicians suggest giving all citizens the right to vote – even ones that we don’t like; Alabama prisons are not safe for anyone, staff or inmates; Kentucky teen pleads guilty for arson and…

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Registry Matters episode 74: Lacy v. Butts 5th Amendment self incrimination

In episode 74 of Registry Matters. Larry and Andy are joined by John from Vermont who is joining us to broaden our horizons: A proposed bill in Congress  ponders if college should be more accessible to those incarcerated; Baltimore prosecutors are determined to convict someone where evidence strongly suggests otherwise; 23 states harshly punish minors for sexting; Cities are using…

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Episodes 72 & 73 of Registry Matters Podcast

In the latest two episodes of Registry Matters: In episode 72: A study finds adolescents are having sex before age 13; 2020 candidates propose allowing incarcerated people to vote; Candidate in Australia opposes spending $8M bucks on a registry, but there are “gotchas”; FOSTA-SESTA laws have paved the way for extreme alternatives; A  deep dive opinion piece into the inconsistencies…

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Registry Matters Episode 71: Illinois rules for sex offenders unconstitutional

In this first episode of April, we received a large number of questions and voicemail, and we cover a wide range of topics: Strong support shown for people using or purchasing products manufactured by those who hire formerly incarcerated people; A man in Missouri soon to be executed requested a different method of execution, and SCOTUS denied it; the 8th…

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Registry Matters Episode 69: Windsor Locks repeals excusion zones

We are proud to release episode 69 of Registry Matters. We start off with a conversation about separation of powers where judges are trying to determine their working conditions; A listener phoned in a question about moving to another state; A patron phoned in a question regarding Interstate Compact transfers; Cops utilize Marcy’s Law to protect themselves after they shoot…

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