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If California hopes to fix its correctional crisis, it needs to broaden its outlook on sentencing reform to address not only low-level offenders, but also those who have committed serious and violent crimes. In my last post , I wrote that such offenders are spending more and more time behind bars, and that much of this increased time is due to harsh sentence enhancements like "Three Strikes and You're Out" and 10-20-Life -- "Use a Gun and You're Done." These enhancements come at a huge cost to…
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This study shows that homicide rates are at best uneffected by capital punishent in California.
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