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Massachusetts opts in to America's disastrous 'three strikes' experiment | Sadhbh Walshe

PUBLISHED August 9, 2012

In the early nineties, a "three strikes and you're out" craze swept the nation. Twenty-six states have since enacted mandatory sentencing laws that were supposed to obliterate crime rates by sending repeat offenders, especially violent ones, to prison for as long as possible, or, in many cases, for the rest of their natural lives.

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