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Falsely Accused of a Violent Crime in California

California’s Three Strikes Law

The California Three Strikes law, originally passed in 1994, was initially intended to reduce the prison population by disincentivizing criminal activity. The law, in its original form, stipulates that an individual that is convicted of a serious felony is to be given a “strike” on their permanent record and upon receiving a second felony conviction, […]