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Civil Rights and Race Relations in America and Their Impact on the Lives of African Americans
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Criminal Justice | Fair Sentencing
At the time it was enacted in 1994, California’s “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law, was widely considered to be the harshest sentencing law in the United States. Thousands of people have been sentenced to life in prison for minor crimes like simple drug possession and petty theft.