A Primer: Three Strikes: The Impact After More Than a Decade


Subject:
California: Society & Social Issues , California: Law , Criminal Statistics , Laws , Crime

Description:
This October 2005 report looks at the "Three Strikes and You're Out" California state criminal sentencing law passed in 1994. Provides background information, data, and impacts of the law, which requires "among other things, a minimum sentence of 25 years to life for three-time repeat offenders with multiple prior serious or violent felony convictions." From the Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO), a "nonpartisan office which provides fiscal and policy information and advice to the [California] Legislature."

Publisher:
Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lao.ca.gov/2005/3_Strikes/3_strikes_102005.htm


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