Tag Archives: mass incarceration

Chalk out brings focus to mass incarceration

The Fresno State chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) collected petition signatures last week and encouraged students to write message of freedom during the Mass Incarceration Recognition Chalk Out. The messages written in chalk ...

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How one group is challenging a tough prison law in California

The “three-strikes law” in California states that anyone convicted of a serious felony would have his or her sentence doubled if they had been convicted of a previous felony. If convicted twice before, the defendant can be sentenced up to ...

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