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Author Walsh, Jennifer Edwards
Title Three strikes laws [electronic resource] / Jennifer E. Walsh
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
book jacket
Descript xvii, 185 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series Historical guides to controversial issues in America
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-179) and index
Rising crime rates and the get-tough movement -- The three strikes solution -- The California controversy -- Constitutional challenges to three strikes and you're out -- Implementation and impact of three strikes laws -- Effectiveness of three strikes laws -- Attempts to reform three strikes laws
Link Original 031333708X
Subject Mandatory sentences -- United States -- History
Life imprisonment -- United States
Recidivists -- United States
Mandatory sentences -- California
Life imprisonment -- California
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