Reforming Three Strikes 

Prop 36 would prohibit non-violent offenders from being locked up for life, and would save the state $100 million a year.

Throughout the 1990s, tough-on-crime laws were extremely popular in California. Numerous pieces of legislation lengthened prison terms for many crimes, and the War on Drugs locked up an unprecedented number of small-time criminals. However, it was California's Three Strikes law — approved…

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