3 Strikes Law

Enacted nearly 20 years ago, California’s three-strikes law governs the sentencing of habitual offenders in the state. This law’s draconian guidelines resulted in thousands of excessive sentences for nonviolent offenders. Fortunately, in November 2012, with the passage of Proposition 36, Californians voted to change the laws to promote fairer sentencing of nonviolent offenders. In the … Continue reading 3 Strikes Law