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Tag: Proposition 36

Recidivism Rate for Freed Three-Strikers Continues to Be Very Low

April 28, 2014 | 2:42 pm

Recidivism Rate for Freed Three-Strikers Continues to Be Very Low

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Stanford study finds that just 1.3 percent of those released under Prop. 36 have gone back to prison.

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Report Says That So Far, Newly Released ‘Three Strikes’ Inmates Staying out of Trouble

September 9, 2013 | 4:55 pm

Report Says That So Far, Newly Released ‘Three Strikes’ Inmates Staying out of Trouble

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Stanford-NAACP study says only 2 percent of inmates released under Prop. 36 have returned to prison.

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Prosecutors’ Opposition Could Limit Release of Third-Strike Inmates

December 19, 2012 | 1:07 pm

Prosecutors’ Opposition Could Limit Release of Third-Strike Inmates

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by Michael Montgomery, California Watch State inmates serving life terms are starting to file resentencing petitions with local judges following the passage of Proposition 36, the ballot measure that overhauls California’s controversial three strikes law. But opposition from local prosecutors and other factors could limit the number of qualifying inmates who actually get released. Scott […]

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