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photo - prison cells Sentence Enhancements: Next Target of Corrections Reform? California has many sentence enhancements—such as Three Strikes—which increase the usual punishment for an offense. A bill on the governor’s desk would repeal one of them. Read More
photo - prison cells Putting the Governor’s Sentencing Proposal in Context Governor Brown’s proposed ballot measure could significantly alter sentencing in California. It follows the path of decreased reliance on incarceration that the state has been on since 2009. Read More
California Prisons How California Reduced Its Prison Population The state has reduced its prison population by the court-mandated target, but not—as reform proponents hoped—by a major reduction in costly prison incarceration. Read More
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