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California Three Strikes

Kathleen Miles

What Happens When You Let 1,000 Inmates Out Early? | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.12.2013 | Los Angeles

In less than 10 months, California has let 1,000 inmates out of prison early. Opponents said the releases would lead to an increase in crime, but a...

Innocent Man Released After 13 Years Behind Bars

Posted 03.20.2013 | Los Angeles

A Southern California man who spent more than 13 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit was released Tuesday. Daniel Larsen, 45, entered a ...

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.

Pursuing Justice for Daniel Larsen

Jan Stiglitz | Posted 11.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Jan Stiglitz

In addition to thousands of convicted criminals, California's prison population includes dozens of wrongfully accused prisoners whose innocence remains unrecognized by the criminal-justice system. Daniel Larsen is one of those unfortunate men.

What Kind of Society and Criminal Does California Deserve?

Paul Murre | Posted 09.09.2012 | San Francisco
Paul Murre

California's schools and social programs have been starved of funding for years but I believe that now is the time for this to change. The choice to reinvest in education starts with a reassessment of our fundamental values and our priorities in California.

Should California Soften Its Three Strikes Policy?

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Ryan Gabrielson | Posted 01.07.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson A pair of Stanford University law professors spent months this year writing b...

Number Of Inmates Serving Life Terms Hits Record High

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mary Thompson, an inmate at the California Institution for Women here, was convicted of two felonies for a robbery spree in which she threatened victi...