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Three Strikes and the Anchor of Punitive Segregation

Joshua Page

in The Toughest Beat: Politics, Punishment, and the Prison Officers Union in California

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195384055
eISBN:
9780199893560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384055.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that the CCPOA and its allies have promoted policies and popularized images and rhetoric that harden penal “common sense” in the Golden State. It details the groups’ efforts in ... More


Living with Three Strikes: Courts, Corrections, and the Political Process

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of five years of operation of Three Strikes on the criminal and appellate courts, on the prison population, and on the politics of criminal justice reform. It briefly ... More


The Impact of Three Strikes on Criminal Punishment

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the impact of the new law on the punishments received by those offenders with criminal records that subject them to mandatory prison terms under the law. It presents data on the ... More


Three Strikes Comes to California

Franklin E. Zimring, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter tells the history of the Three Strikes proposal and provides a summary of its terms. What makes the story of Three Strikes unusual in the annals of state government is that California's ... More


The Largest Penal Experiment in American History

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that California's Three Strikes is the most important effort to achieve an abrupt increase in criminal punishments in modern times. Three Strikes legislation in the federal system ... More


Legacies and Lessons

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter returns to the particular topic of “Three strikes and you're out”. It provides concluding emphasis on some of the legacies of the 1994 law in California and on key lessons about the ... More


The Changing Politics of Criminal Punishment

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter uses Three Strikes as a case study in the evolving politics of criminal punishment in the United States. It provides two complementary historical perspectives on the story of Three ... More


Building a Research Design

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes and justifies the design of the research project conducted in San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The research design addresses three significant questions: How large ... More


Democracy and the Governance of Criminal Punishment

E.Zimring Franklin, Gordon Hawkins, and Sam Kamin

in Punishment and Democracy: Three Strikes and You're Out in California

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195171174
eISBN:
9780199849765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171174.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter addresses the question of what should be the appropriate means for setting penalties in a political democracy. It first defines terms and describes the allocation of power in the ... More


The Myth of Penal Populism

Albert W. Dzur

in Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199874095
eISBN:
9780199980024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199874095.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Criminal justice scholars such as Bottoms and Pratt argue that citizen participation has played a decisive role in the expansionary penal state. Their “penal populism” thesis is exemplified by the ... More


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