three strikes http://kvpr.org en On Valley Edition: Jerry Brown; Proposition Talk; Fresno Environmental Reporting Network http://kvpr.org/post/valley-edition-jerry-brown-proposition-talk-fresno-environmental-reporting-network <p>On this Valley Edition, we hear Governor Jerry Brown talk about his ballot measure Proposition 30 in an interview with Ben Adler. We also examine Propositions 36, 37 and 38 with a series of special reports, and talk with retired Justice James Ardaiz&nbsp;and get his thoughts on efforts to make changes to California's "Three Strikes" law and to abolish the death penalty.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:11:34 +0000 Juanita Stevenson 5856 at http://kvpr.org On Valley Edition: Jerry Brown; Proposition Talk; Fresno Environmental Reporting Network Proposition 36: Changes to 'Three Strikes' Law http://kvpr.org/post/proposition-36-changes-three-strikes-law <p></p><p>A challenge to California’s “Three Strikes” sentencing law is on the ballot this fall with Proposition 36.&nbsp; Proponents say some felonies should not result in life in prison.&nbsp; Opponents say a change in the law would allow dangerous &nbsp;criminals to be released. &nbsp;</p><p>The proposition lists felonies that would qualify as a serious or violent crime - or 'strike' - and would make a defendant eligible for a life sentence.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 17:44:49 +0000 Bob Moffit 5585 at http://kvpr.org Proposition 36: Changes to 'Three Strikes' Law