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California Proposition 36

Prop 36: A Victory for American Values

Kim Carter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Los Angeles
Kim Carter

Advocates for Three Strikes reform experienced a landmark victory with the passing of Proposition 36. Californians are finally starting to reconsider definitions of "smart spending" outside of the traditionally debated areas.

Three Strikes and Get This Law Out: Pass Prop 36 in California to Reduce Life Sentences for Nonviolent Criminals (Video)

Eugene Jarecki | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Eugene Jarecki

2012-11-06-ScreenShot20121106at12.32.10PM.pngAs elections take place all around the country, Californians will vote on Prop 36, whose passage would be a vital step forward in reducing the senseless severity of California's notorious Three Strikes law.

Prop 36: Reshaping California's Three Strikes Law

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.30.2012 | San Francisco

California’s current Three Strikes law mandates if someone is convicted of three felonies, they are to be sentenced to 25 years to life in prison--e...