proposition 36 http://kalw.org en Three strikes, you're in (for life) http://kalw.org/post/three-strikes-youre-life <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many three-strikes prisoners are getting a second chance in California since the passage of Prop 36. Back in November, </span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;">69 percent</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;of Californians voted yes on the proposition to change the Three Strikes&nbsp;Law, which was enacted in 1994. It sentenced offenders with three or more felony convictions to 25 years to life in prison -- and comparatively minor crimes could qualify as the third strike.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 15 May 2013 01:01:00 +0000 Ben Trefny 27201 at http://kalw.org Three strikes, you're in (for life) When the third strike is no longer a strike http://kalw.org/post/when-third-strike-no-longer-strike <p></p><p></p><p>Nearly 500 inmates serving life sentences have been freed from California prisons since voters passed Proposition 36 last November. The law authorized Superior Court judges throughout the state to free prisoners who had been sentenced to 25 years to life under the state’s original three-strikes law if their third crime, or “strike,” wasn’t serious or violent, and thus, not a third strike.</p><p> Tue, 14 May 2013 23:56:16 +0000 Nancy Mullane 27204 at http://kalw.org When the third strike is no longer a strike Today on Your Call: Is it time to reform California’s Three Strikes Law? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-it-time-reform-california-s-three-strikes-law <P></P> <P style="MARGIN: 0px; FONT: 16px 'Times New Roman'"><SPAN style="LETTER-SPACING: 0px">On today's Your Call, we’ll continue our election coverage with a debate on Proposition 36. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 17186 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Is it time to reform California’s Three Strikes Law?