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Author Kieso, Douglas W.

Title Unjust sentencing and the California Three Strikes law [electronic resource] / Douglas W. Kieso.

Imprint New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 286 p.
Series Criminal justice : recent scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-284) and index.
Contents The passage of AB971 -- The social construction of common criminals in the U.S. -- U.S. crime in the 1980s and 1990s -- California voters -- California initiatives and the three strikes law -- The three strikers and the counties that created them -- Discretion and the three strikes law -- Los Angeles County -- San Francisco and Alameda Counties -- Kern, Kings, and Del Norte Counties -- Orange County -- Policy research and constitutional analysis -- The element of randomness and lack of democracy -- The politics of three strikes after 1994 -- Justice and democracy -- Recommendations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mandatory sentences -- California.
Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- California.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1593320949 (alk. paper)

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