Michael Romano

Stanford's Three Strikes Project

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Lecturer in Law and Supervising Attorney at the Criminal Defense Clinic at Stanford Law School; Director of Stanford's Three Strikes Project and co-author of Proposition 36; practicing attorney in San Francisco, California

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California's Three Strikes law was first passed in 1994, at a time of anxiety over violent crime.

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In 1994, Californians cracked down on so-called "career criminals" by passing a law called  Three Strikes and You're Out .

Prop. 36: Changes to the 'Three Strikes' Law

In 1994, Californians cracked down on so-called "career criminals" by passing a law called Three Strikes and You're Out .

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Los Angeles District Attorney  Steve Cooley  and San Francisco DA  Kamala Harris  faced off yesterday in a  debate  in their race for Attorney General.

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