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Prop 36

Kathleen Miles

What Happens When You Let 1,000 Inmates Out Early?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Light Through the Clouds

Eugene Jarecki | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Eugene Jarecki

Thinking about the broader state of the nation, the presidential election left me with a mixed range of emotions. But as one of many working to end the ongoing injustice of America's war on drugs, developments at the state level around the country gave me renewed hope.

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.

'I Have Lots Of Friends Who Take Drugs.. They Never See A Policeman'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.06.2012 | Los Angeles

Because of California's Three Strikes law, a man from Redondo Beach, Calif. was sentenced to 25 years to life for stealing a slice of pizza. Due to...

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.

Kathleen Miles

Innocent, Sick, Behind Bars

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 10.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Daniel Larsen, 46, has spent almost 13 years in prison -- even though he was declared innocent by a federal judge two years ago. Now, his life is at r...

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...

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

Quora | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics
Quora

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