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rest of their lives. An appeal can be filed in the Supreme Court to determine if the ruling was in proper constitutionality with the law of the land (Karch & Cravens, 2014). A few of the three strikes cases which have made their way to the Supreme Court ended up being dismissed because of the lack of sufficient and corroborating evidence. In conclusion, the topic regarding the implementation of the three strikes laws remains a contentious topic in the U.S among researchers and the criminal justice practitioners as well. The application of the three strikes policy in California and Washington has seen to it that crime rates reduce significantly. Repeat, and sex offenders are among the criminals who fear the repercussions of the three strikes laws. Mandatory sentencing, however, has not been fear to every repeat offender because there are those strikers incarcerated because of less severe and nonviolent crimes. The prison population is expected to continue growing with the sentencing of the second and third striker offenders in the U.S. With the efficacy of the three strikes legislation;
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THREE STRIKES LEGISLATION 10 it does not seem likely that the laws would come to an end any time soon. But maybe a few adjustments may be made to improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice system.
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THREE STRIKES LEGISLATION 11 References Elsa Chen (2014). Three Strikes Legislations. Retrieved from https://scholarcommons.scu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1004&context=poli_sci accessed on May 19, 2018 Hetey, R. C., & Eberhardt, J. L. (2014). Racial disparities in incarceration increase acceptance of punitive policies. Psychological Science , 25 (10), 1949-1954. Joshua A. Jones (2012). Assessing the Impact of "Three Strikes" Laws on Crime Rates and Prison Populations in California and Washington. Retrieved from http://www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/696/3/assessing-the-impact-of-three-strikes- laws-on-crime-rates-and-prison-populations-in-california-and-washington accessed on May 19, 2018. Karch, A., & Cravens, M. (2014). Rapid diffusion and policy reform: The adoption and modification of three strikes laws. State Politics & Policy Quarterly , 14 (4), 461-491. Lanier, M. M. (2018). Essential criminology . Routledge. Lee, D. S., & McCrary, J. (2017). The deterrence effect of prison: Dynamic theory and evidence. In Regression Discontinuity Designs: Theory and Applications (pp. 73-146). Emerald Publishing Limited. Tonry, M. (2014). Legal and ethical issues in the prediction of recidivism. Federal Sentencing Reporter , 26 (3), 167-176.
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