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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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California Three Strikers Have to Find Their Own Path to Freedom

November 15, 2013 | 10:40 am

California Three Strikers Have to Find Their Own Path to Freedom

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After long prison sentences, third strikers who are released must readjust with little assistance.

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A Year After Release, Only 2 Percent of Three Strikers Charged With New Crimes

November 15, 2013 | 10:24 am

A Year After Release, Only 2 Percent of Three Strikers Charged With New Crimes

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More than 1,000 three strikers have been released since voters passed Prop. 36, softening the law.

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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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Prop. 36 Will Release Felons from Prison. Who Gets Out?

November 12, 2012 | 3:40 pm

Prop. 36 Will Release Felons from Prison. Who Gets Out?

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Passing with 68% of the vote last Tuesday, Proposition 36 softened California‚Äôs controversial three strikes law, one of the toughest sentencing rules in the country. Three strikes, which voters put in place in 1994, allows for sentences of life in prison for anyone convicted of three felonies, regardless of the crime. Prop. 36 will let […]

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