Monday, July 31, 2006

Three Strikes Law

August 2 News Material

***Handouts to be given in class***

To read more about the 3 strikes law, go to, click here

You need to turn on your speakers to watch and listen to the video.

Here's what Leandro Andrade has to say, "“I’m not a killer. I'm not a rapist. I'm really not a bad person once you get to know me,” says Leandro Andrade, a 44-year-old convict who may make legal history. “Do I deserve to be locked up for the rest of my life, because a certain judge feels that's what he deserves?” "

"If any punishment is grossly disproportionate, it's stealing $150 worth of video tapes and getting 50 years to life in prison.”

Erwin Chemerinsky


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