California Prop. 36: Families of some three-strikers hope for early release or shorter sentences

Nov 7, 2012 Full story: Santa Cruz Sentinel

The new law prohibits judges from imposing a life sentence on most repeat offenders who commit minor crimes.

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Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#1 Nov 8, 2012
This seems to be a double edged sword to me. I agree someone shouldn't spend life in prison for a petty crime but, this give a lot of repeat offenders the chance to continue to do things like steal from us without having the fear of life in prison hanging over them.

Since: Aug 10

Newport Beach, CA

#2 Nov 8, 2012
They are. Welcome o come out a try to steal from me. There s of course a real possibility that they will receive an immediate death penalty though.

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Since: Jan 12

vacaville

#3 Nov 8, 2012
Birds Landing Bob wrote:
They are. Welcome o come out a try to steal from me. There s of course a real possibility that they will receive an immediate death penalty though.
Haha very true. But sometimes the victim defending his property is treated like the criminal

Since: Aug 10

Los Angeles, CA

#4 Nov 14, 2012
The_Solution wrote:
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Haha very true. But sometimes the victim defending his property is treated like the criminal
Only if they find the body.
Antwan

Vacaville, CA

#5 Nov 14, 2012
The_Solution wrote:
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Haha very true. But sometimes the victim defending his property is treated like the criminal
Try and steal one of Bob's sheep and see what happens.

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