Three Strikes and You're Out!: A Promise to Kimber

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Quill Driver Books, Oct 1, 1996 - Law - 255 pages
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This is the story of the toughest sentencing law in America as chronicled by those who were intimately involved in the fight to see it enacted and who believe in it passionately. It is the story of one family's heart-break, of the difference one ordinary man can make, of behind-the-scenes maneuvering by soft-on-crime, liberal politicians in an effort to eviscerate the law, and it's the story of the ultimate victory by a majority of Californians who, in a reversal of decades of citizen neglect, defied the crime "experts" and voted for commonsense and justice.

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Contents

Photographs
95
Epilogue
236
Appendix A Text of Three Strikes Law
243
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Jones is Research Fellow in the Department of Government at the University of Manchester.

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