Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws -   While Wall Street crooks walk, thousands sit in California prisons for life over crimes as trivial as stealing socks

Taibbi: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws

Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws - While Wall Street crooks walk, thousands sit in California prisons for life over crimes as trivial as stealing socks

Professional Soccer player Hope Solo contributes two things to America: looking hot and being a good athlete.

Rand Paul shatters left-right paradigm, can help grow GOP Beltway critics insist that Sen. Paul’s libertarianism limits him.

Seven Years of Hadopi: Nine Million Piracy Warnings 189 Convictions  More than seven years ago it was predicted that the next big thing in anti-piracy enforcement would be the graduated response scheme.  Commonly known as three strikes or variants thereof these schemes were promoted as educational in nature with alleged pirates receiving escalating warnings designed to discourage further infringing behavior.  In the fall of 2010 France became one of the pioneers of the warning system and now…

Seven Years of Hadopi: Nine Million Piracy Warnings 189 Convictions More than seven years ago it was predicted that the next big thing in anti-piracy enforcement would be the graduated response scheme. Commonly known as three strikes or variants thereof these schemes were promoted as educational in nature with alleged pirates receiving escalating warnings designed to discourage further infringing behavior. In the fall of 2010 France became one of the pioneers of the warning system and now…

Rappers Tupac Shakur, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Hammer, joined the black-activists group Brotherhood Crusade on Aug. 15, 1996, in Los Angeles to kick off a campaign against the "three-strikes" law and to oppose the California Civil Rights Initiative, the anti-affirmative action measure.

Rappers Tupac Shakur, Snoop Doggy Dogg and Hammer, joined the black-activists group Brotherhood Crusade on Aug. 15, 1996, in Los Angeles to kick off a campaign against the "three-strikes" law and to oppose the California Civil Rights Initiative, the anti-affirmative action measure.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Unconstitutional ‘Three Strikes’ Law

The controversial "three strikes" law has come before the Supreme Court no less than five times in past seven years. The court justices has now decided that the constitutionality of the law needs to be weighed in

Three Strikes Law & #Drug Addiction: What Does The Science Say? | via. @HuffingtonPost | What's your take?

What Does Addiction Have To Do With The Three Strikes Law?

Three Strikes Law & Addiction: What Does The Science Say?

Richard Allen "Rick" Davis is a convicted murderer, whose criminal record fueled support for passage of California's "Three strikes law" for repeat offenders. He is currently on death row in East Block at San Quentin State Prison, California. He was convicted in 1996 of first-degree murder and four special circumstances (robbery, burglary, kidnapping, and a lewd act on a child) of 12-year-old Polly Klaas. Klaas was abducted October 1, 1993, from her Petaluma, California, home.

Richard Allen "Rick" Davis is currently on death row at San Quentin State Prison. He was convicted in 1996 of first-degree murder of Polly Klaas. Klaas was abducted October from her Petaluma, California, home.

The Making of the ‘Three Strikes’ Laws - Video - NYTimes.com

The Making of the ‘Three Strikes’ Laws

Chicago Woman Faces Mandatory 6 Years in Prison for Kicking Sheriff’s Deputy’s Shin  Because Tina Hunt, 49, already has convictions in two violent crimes decades ago, under Illinois’ “three strikes” law she’s looking at the harsh penalty for a kick the deputy testified didn’t hurt or leave a mark.

Because Tina Hunt, already has convictions in two violent crimes decades ago, under Illinois’ “three strikes” law she’s looking at the harsh penalty for a kick the deputy testified didn’t hurt or leave a mark.

A documentary profiles Shane Taylor, one of more than 4,000 nonviolent offenders serving life in California prisons under a three-strikes law.

‘Three Strikes of Injustice’

A documentary profiles Shane Taylor, one of more than 4,000 nonviolent offenders serving life in California prisons under a three-strikes law.

Understanding the 'three strikes' law in Califonia. Graphic by Brian Moore and Sonya Quick.

Prop. 36 would tweak ‘three strikes’

Understanding the 'three strikes' law in Califonia. Graphic by Brian Moore and Sonya Quick.

Successful ballot proposition rolls back the state "three strikes" law, and could keep 40,000 people out of prison each year.

Today’s conservative crime reformers are aiming for less guards, bars, and prison beds.

Legal scholar/professor Michelle Alexander's book "The New Jim Crow" regarding mass incarceration, the 13th Amendment, mandatory-minimums and three strikes laws, for-profit prison system and judicial/ legislative corruption in the United States

Legal Scholar: Jim Crow Still Exists In America

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness

Vice | Fighting California's Three Strikes Law

Victims Of Pain And Blind Justice

He was arrested and sentenced under California's voter-approved "three strikes and you're out" law.

Mainstream media wants me to be afraid of Donald Trump meanwhile overlooking Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton has voted for every war that's every crossed her desk. Hillary Clinton and her husband's bad trade deals put millions out of work. The Clinton machine's fake war on drugs laced with it's notorious three strike laws lead to record setting numbers of black folks in the prison industrial complex

Hillary Clinton Scares The Hell Out of Me Not Donald Trump! - Mainstream media wants me to be afraid of Donald Trump meanwhile overlooking Hillary Clinton. ~ RADICAL Rational Americans Defending Individual Choice And Liberty

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