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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Law"

Three Strikes and You're Out! *

The justices will decie whether a California "three strikes" law violates the Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.

Three Strikes and You're Out! (Lockyer v. Andrade)

Supreme Court Judgement:

The Court ruled 6-3 in favor of Lockyer, holding that there is nothing in the 8th amendment that would suggest that California’s three-strike law is unconstitutional.

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