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Author Walsh, Jennifer Edwards.

Title Three strikes laws / Jennifer E. Walsh.

Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  345.73077 WALS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [169]-179) and index.
Contents 1. Rising crime rates and the get-tough movement -- 2. The three strikes solution -- 3. The California controversy -- 4. Constitutional challenges to three strikes and you're out -- 5. Implementation and impact of three strikes laws -- 6. Effectiveness of three strikes laws -- 7. Attempts to reform three strikes laws.
Subject Mandatory sentences -- United States -- History.
Life imprisonment -- United States.
Recidivists -- United States.
Mandatory sentences -- California.
Life imprisonment -- California.
ISBN 031333708X