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Three Strikes

Matt Sledge

California Prison Reform's Biggest Backer Is Also Friends With Karl Rove | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

Thousands of California prisoners could be released if state voters pass a referendum downgrading certain non-violent felonies to misdemeanors next mo...

Obama Administration Is Trying To Pull Out Of The War On Drugs, Filmmaker Says

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki discussed the Obama administration's evolving stance on the war on drugs on HuffPost Live Friday. Jarecki said...

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...

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.

These Prisoners Won't Be Able To Benefit From Three Strikes Reform

Ventura County Star | Raul Hernandez | Posted 01.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Ventura County prosecutors and defense lawyers will start identifying prison inmates affected by the three-strikes proposition approved by voters Tues...

California Votes to Reform Draconian "Three Strikes" Mandatory Minimum Law

Lynne Lyman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Lynne Lyman

After nearly 20 years and over $20 billion spent, California voters have voted overwhelmingly to reform our state's draconian "three strikes" law.

Why Should We Vote YES on Prop 36 (Three Strikes Reform Initiative) on the November California Ballot?

Quora | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Kenyatta Leal, San Quentin State Prison Inmate Proposition 36 would not only reserve LIFE sentences...

Waiting To Die: A Tale Of Modern American Justice

Luke Whyte | Posted 07.23.2011 | Impact
Luke Whyte

This is a love story about a quadriplegic woman named Sarah and a heroin addict named Rick grappling with the consequences of conviction under California's Three Strikes Law.

R.I.P. Analog Television, Hello Digital: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today marks the end of Analog Television; AOL acquires local news site Patch and events site; Yahoo announces that Timothy Morse will serve as the company's new CFO.