House Rejects Governor's 'Three-Strik...

House Rejects Governor's 'Three-Strikes' Amendment

There are 2 comments on the story from Jul 30, 2012, titled House Rejects Governor's 'Three-Strikes' Amendment. In it, reports that:

Gov. Deval Patrick set in motion a wave of criticism when he vetoed the popular "three strikes" crime bill on the grounds that it lacked sufficient provisions for judicial discretion.A Warning of possible unintended "unjust consequences" that can arise from mandatory sentencing laws, Patrick wrote in a letter to the Legislature, "None of us is wise ... (more)

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Dispicable Americans

Chico, CA

#1 Jul 30, 2012
Such laws are unacceptable and inhumane. They should have been abolished under cruel and unusual a long time ago. "No excessive fine imposed" gives the general meaning of what the founders wrote.

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#2 Aug 6, 2012
20 years or $100,000 fine for not returning your library book, forfeiture of car or $250,000 fine for parking ticket...The what are you going to do about it we have all the money and everything else country club.

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