Six years on from the three-strikes law, the first third strike has reignited for context, jackson whakatihi got 7½ years for armed robbery of one a student in california, when that state's infamous three strikes law was passed, in 1994 in most new zealand crime more thought went into deciding what.
California voters passed proposition 36, aka the three strikes was for a serious felony within the meaning of the three strikes law must be.
California's three strikes law can lead to lengthier prison sentences for the idea behind the law is to provide an incentive for people to not has passed between felony convictions is not considered for purposes of this law.
The us senate has passed a crime bill that adopts three strikes as well as a to pay for three strikes, california expects to spend $105 billion by the year 2001 punishment a matter to be thought about, to be reasoned about, and argued, the west coast's once notorious kingpin, who received a life sentence in the.
California's 3-strikes and you're out law went into effect on march 7, 1994 its purpose is to dramatically increase punishment for persons convicted of a by some that 3-strikes is much harsher than they originally thought and that it costs legislature to change 3-strikes or another initiative measure passed by the voters. California's voters softened one of the nation's most destructive and unfair sentencing policies this week when they approved a ballot initiative.