Softer California Three-strikes Law Would Save On Older Inmates

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A ballot measure aimed at California's infamous "three strikes" sentencing law may be an opportunity for the state to put a dent in one problem besetting prison officials across the country: the high cost of aging inmates.

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    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A ballot measure aimed at California's infamous "three strikes" sentencing law may be an opportunity for the state to put a dent in one problem besetting prison officials across the country: the high cost of aging inmates.
    07/11/2012 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • Softer California three-strikes law would save on older inmates
    Under three strikes, a person convicted of a felony in California who has two or more prior convictions for certain offenses must be sentenced to at least 25-years-to-life in state prison, even if the third offense is nonviolent. The American Civil ...
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  • Softer California three-strikes law would save on older inmates
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A ballot measure aimed at California's infamous "three strikes" sentencing law may be an opportunity for the state to put a dent in one problem besetting prison officials across the country: the high cost of aging inmates.
    07/10/2012 - 6:08 pm | View Link
  • Softer California three-strikes law would save on older inmates
    Inmates are escorted by a guard through San Quentin state prison in San Quentin, California, June 8, 2012. Foto: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters A ballot measure aimed at California's infamous "three strikes" sentencing law may be an opportunity for the state to ...
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  • Softer California three-strikes law would save on older inmates
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A ballot measure aimed at California's infamous "three strikes" sentencing law may be an opportunity for the state to put a dent in one problem besetting prison officials across the country: the high cost of aging inmates.
    07/10/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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