University Of Tennessee At Chattanooga Three Strike Law Modification Discussion
Chapter 3 details the theory of Three-Strikes legislation versus the reality of it. In theory, the three-strikes law was meant to “get tough on crime” and deter criminal behavior. In reality, though, the legislation has had to undergo many modifications. What do you think led to the 2012 and 2014 modifications in the state’s three-strike law that California voters approved? If you were a California resident at the time of such votes, would you have agreed with the modifications?
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